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Louisa May Alcott
Today's readers may instantly associate the name Louisa May Alcott with Little Women, but the Massachusetts-born writer composed a vast number of novels over the course of her career, many of which are just as engaging as the beloved story of the four March sisters. Rose in Bloom is a sequel to an earlier Alcott novel, Eight Cousins; it follows the protagonist Rose as she makes the transition to adulthood and broaches the turbulent...
Before she went on to attain literary acclaim with beloved novels like Little Women, author Louisa May Alcott grew up in an environment of abject poverty, from which she had to fight to extract herself through years of back-breaking labor. This semi-autobiographical tale recounts Alcott's initiation into the world of work and what that meant as a woman in nineteenth-century America.
If you loved Little Women, Louisa May Alcott's moving account of the upbringing of four sisters in nineteenth-century Massachusetts, don't miss Eight Cousins, a similarly stirring novel that follows the childhood and young adulthood of plucky protagonist Rose Campbell, the sole female child born to her extended family. Rose struggles to fit in with her seven male cousins, and learns a thing or two about genteel Boston Brahmin society...
Little Men is the sequel to Louisa May Alcott's classic, Little Women. It tells the story of the children at Jo's school, the Plumfield Estate School. It is followed by the novel Jo's Boys, the third and final novel in the unofficial Little Women trilogy, in which the children introduced in this novel reach adulthood.
Mujercitas (en inglés, Little Women) es una novela de Louisa May Alcott publicada el 30 de septiembre de 1868, que trata la vida de cuatro niñas que se convierten en mujeres con la Guerra Civil en los Estados Unidos como fondo, entre 1861 y 1865. Está basada en las propias experiencias de la autora cuando era una niña y vivía en la ciudad de Concord, Massachusetts.
Though she is now best remembered as the author of the classic novel Little Women, Louisa May Alcott was a prolific writer whose talents led her to explore many different genres. Flower Fables is a collection of fairy tales and poetry that Alcott first put together for Ellen, the daughter of American essayist and Transcendentalist thinker Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Although best known as a writer of fiction who produced such classics as Little Women, Louisa May Alcott lived a fascinating life that included a stint as a Civil War nurse. This collection includes several essays, letters, and other pieces that outline Alcott's experiences serving to the needs of the war wounded. It's a fascinating account that will enthrall Civil War buffs or those with an interest in the history of medical practice.
Readers who can't get enough of the quaint and quirky sisters in Alcott's Little Women will love Under the Lilacs, too. In it, two young girls set out to have a pretend tea party, but wind up finding a runaway circus performer, whose discovery sets off a chain of mysterious events. A whimsical read for fans that will delight young and old alike.