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Louisa May Alcott : A Biography - Madeleine B. Stern

Louisa May Alcott

A Biography

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Published: 26th August 1999
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Madeleine B. Stern, one of the world's leading Alcott scholars, shows how the breadth of Alcott's work, ranging from Little Women to sensational thrillers and war stories, serves as a reflection of a fascinating and complicated life dotted with poverty and riches alike, hard menial work, physical suffering relieved by opiates, and the acclaim of literary success.

Chicago Tribune" This book contains all the reader could possibly wish to know about Louisa May Alcott. It will stand for a long time--perhaps permanently--as the authoritative book in its field.-- "Chicago Tribune" "This book contains all the reader could possibly wish to know about Louisa May Alcott. It will stand for a long time--perhaps permanently--as the authoritative book in its field." --Chicago Tribune

Introduction to the New Editionp. xv
The South Endp. 3
The Hosmer Cottagep. 16
The New Edenp. 31
The White Villagep. 44
Greenrooms and City Missionsp. 60
The Orchard Housep. 79
The Union Hotel Hospitalp. 114
Plots and Counterplotsp. 128
Life in a Pensionp. 145
Little Womenp. 161
The Grand Tourp. 194
The Youth's Companionp. 215
Dr. Miller's Bath Hotelp. 240
The Gray Townp. 252
Yours for Reformp. 278
Dunreath Placep. 314
Alcott Bibliographyp. 333
Notes on Sourcesp. 361
Indexp. 405
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ISBN: 9781555534172
ISBN-10: 1555534171
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 422
Published: 26th August 1999
Publisher: University Press of New England
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.66
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised