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  • Little Women: Large Print

    Louisa May Alcott

    Paperback (Independently published, Nov. 30, 2019)
    Little Women is an American classic, adored for Louisa May Alcott’s lively and vivid portraits of the endearing March sisters: talented tomboy Jo, pretty Meg, shy Beth, temperamental Amy. Millions have shared in their joys, hardships, and adventures as they grow up in Civil War New England, separated by the war from their father and beloved mother, “Marmee,” blossoming from “little women” into adults. Jo searches for her writer’s voice and finds unexpected love…Meg prepares for marriage and a family…Beth reaches out to the less fortunate, tragically…and Amy travels to Europe to become a painter. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s own Yankee childhood, Little Women is a treasure – a story whose enduring values of patience, loyalty, and love have kept this extraordinary family close to the hearts of generation after generation of delighted readers.Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known for her novel Little Women, written and set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House in Concord, Massachusetts and published in 1868.Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, Louisa May Alcott spent her childhood in Boston and Concord, Massachusetts and after her family encountered financial difficulties she took on any jobs she could find, eventually turning her love of writing into a source of income where several of her poems and short stories appeared in many popular magazines.By the time she died on March 6, 1888, Louisa had published over 30 books and collections of stories.