Louisa May Alcott
    (2010)

    Nonfiction

    Book

    Call Numbers:
    BIOGRAPHY/ALCOTT,L

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PUBLISHED
New York : Simon & Schuster, [2010]
©2010
DESCRIPTION
xv, 298 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN
9781416569916 (hardcover), 141656991X (hardcover), 141656991X :
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Preface: a trip to Concord -- Trailing clouds of glory, 1832-1849 -- Concord. Louisa in exile, 1840-1843 -- Fruitlands. Family in crisis, 1843-1848 -- Boston. "Stick to your teaching", 1848-1858 -- Orchard House, 1858-1862 -- Fredericksburg. At the Union Hospital, 1863-1865 -- The writer, 1861-1868 -- Little women, 1868-1872 -- Success, 1873-1880 -- Lulu, 1880-1888

Susan Cheever's comprehensive and definitive biography sheds new light on of life of Louisa May Alcott, whose work has inspired generations of women. Cheever laces this provocative biography with musings on the genesis of genius, and her identification with Jo March when she was a rebellious girl in the throes of puberty