Louisa May: The World and Works of Louisa May Alcott

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Beech Tree Books, Apr 1, 1995 - Authors, American - 239 pages
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Louisa May Alcott grew up hungry and poor. She formed the Sinking Alcott Fund to support her eccentric family. Over time, she worked as an army nurse, an actress, an editor, a teacher, and a foster parent. In the end, what changed her life and that of her family was her greatest love--writing. Photos.

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User Review  - Brianna - Goodreads

Not the first LMA biography I've read, but the one which covered the most details about her family. I learned a lot about her idealistic, minimalist oft-absent father and how her family life shaped her goals. Read full review

Review: Louisa May: The World and Works of Louisa May Alcott

User Review  - Brianna - Goodreads

Not the first LMA biography I've read, but the one which covered the most details about her family. I learned a lot about her idealistic, minimalist oft-absent father and how her family life shaped her goals. Read full review

Contents

PASSIONATE PURITANS
20
A CRASS CRYING BROWN BABY
28
I WILL KINDLE A FIRE FOR THE MIND
36
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About the author (1995)

Norma Johnston is the author of Lotta's Progress as well as Harriet: The Life and World of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Louisa May: The World and Works of Louisa May Alcott, called "A fresh look at the beloved author of Little Women" in a starred School Library Journal review. The author of many other books, Norma Johnston lives in northern New Jersey.

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