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Title:
Louisa May Alcott
Author:
Cheever, Susan.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Simon & Schuster, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xv, 298 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
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.
Language:
English
Contents:
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, 1861-1867 -- Little women, 1868-1872 -- Success, 1873-1880 -- Lulu, 1880-1888.
ISBN:
9781416569916
Format :
Book