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Louisa May Alcott

About The Author

Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist who worked as a seamstress, teacher, and anonymous writer of thriller stories to support her less-than-well-off family until the publication of Little Women, in two parts in 1868 and 1869, brought her instant and lasting fame and financial security. Raised in the household of Transcendentalist Bronson Alcott, Louisa May was familiar with some of the greatest American writers of all time—Hawthorne, Thoreau, etc.—and forged her own immensely successful career as a novelist.

Books by Louisa May Alcott