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Louisa May Alcott

2 Ratings: 4.5
An American novelist. . She is best known for the novel Little Women, set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House in Concord, Massachusetts, and published in 1868. This novel is loosely based on her childhood experiences with her three sisters.

Alcott was the daughter of noted transcendentalist and educator Amos Bronson Alcott and Abigail May Alcott. She shared a birthday with her father on November 29, 1832. In a letter to his brother-in-law, Samuel Joseph May, a noted abolitionist, her father … see full wiki

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review by . August 27, 2010
Louisa May Alcott
The nineteenth century produced an extraordinary number of superb women authors- the Brontes, George Eliot, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Jane Austen, to name a few....and Louisa May Alcott. Everybody reads “Little Women,” of course, the book is as comfortable as an old shoe, but Alcott wrote a great deal more including some astonishing horror-mystery stories under her nom de plume. A.M. Barnard. As an author deserving much more scrutiny, …
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Quick Tip by . August 29, 2010
Louisa May Alcott shared.a birthday with her father, Amos Bronson Alcott. When it came time for Mr. Alcott to die he said to Louisa May, who was also mortally ill "I am going up..will you come with me?" "I wish I could!" answered Louisa. She died two days after her father on March 6, 1888, possibly of lupus. I like to think they are both "up" there together!
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