Louisa May Alcott

The Woman Behind Little Women
Product Number: EB00094751
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781429928816
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
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In a fresh, modern take on the remarkable Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Reisen's vivid biography explores the author's life in the context of her works, many of which are to some extent autobiographical. Although Alcott secretly wrote pulp fiction, harbored radical abolitionist views, and served as a Civil War nurse, her novels went on to sell more copies than those of Herman Melville and Henry James. Stories and details culled from Alcott's journals, together with revealing letters to family, friends, and publishers, plus recollections of her famous contemporaries provide the basis for this lively account of the author's classic rags-to-riches tale. In Louisa May Alcott, the extraordinary woman behind the beloved American classic Little Women is revealed as never before.

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Author(s): Harriet Reisen
Original Publish Date: Oct 27, 2009

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Author(s): Harriet Reisen
Narrator(s): Harriet Reisen
Product Number Z100027509
Released: Dec 14, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781400194452

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