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Little Women (Children's Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Little Women is one of the best loved books of all time. Lovely Meg, talented Jo, frail Beth, spoiled Amy: these are hard lessons of poverty and of growing up in New England during the Civil War. Through their dreams, plays, pranks, letters, illnesses, and courtships, women of all ages have become a part of this remarkable family and have felt the deep sadness when Meg leaves the circle of sisters to be married at the end of Part I. Part II, chronicles Meg's joys and mishaps as a young wife and mother, Jo's struggle to become a writer, Beth's tragedy, and Amy's artistic pursuits and unexpected romance. Based on Louise May Alcott's childhood, this lively portrait of nineteenth-century family life possesses a lasting vitality that has endeared it to generations of readers.

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Synopsis:

Louisa May Alcott was born in 1832 in Pennsylvania and grew up in Concord, Massachusetts. She is best known for her books for children. The daughter of philosopher and reformer Amons Bronson Alcott, she was also a supporter of women's rights and an abolitionist. Family debts led her to write the autobiographical novel Little Women (1868). The book was a huge success, followed by Little Men, An Old-Fashioned Girl, and several other novels.

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Synopsis:

This reprint of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, Little Women, is part of Random House's Children's Classics collection.

About the Author

"The American female myth."

Madelon Bedell

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780517189542
Manufactured:
Merrill, Frank T.
Author:
Random House Value Publishing
Illustrator:
Merrill, Frank T.
Author:
Alcott, Louisa May
Publisher:
Children's Classics
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
New england
Subject:
Sisters
Subject:
Sale Children - Fiction - General
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
March family
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1998
Edition Description:
Random House
Series:
Children's Classics Random House
Series Volume:
t. 2
Publication Date:
19980901
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.6 x 1.2 in 1.1 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 400 pages Children's Classics - English 9780517189542 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Louisa May Alcott was born in 1832 in Pennsylvania and grew up in Concord, Massachusetts. She is best known for her books for children. The daughter of philosopher and reformer Amons Bronson Alcott, she was also a supporter of women's rights and an abolitionist. Family debts led her to write the autobiographical novel Little Women (1868). The book was a huge success, followed by Little Men, An Old-Fashioned Girl, and several other novels.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

"Synopsis" by , This reprint of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, Little Women, is part of Random House's Children's Classics collection.
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