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Little Women

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Little Women

By Louisa May Alcott; M. E. Gray (Illustrator)

Everyman's Library, Hardcover, 9780679436423, 530pp.

Publication Date: November 22, 1994


Louisa May Alcott's beloved tale about Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy is presented in a beautiful Everyman's Library Children's Classics edition. The story of the four sisters' dreams, quarrels, and romances are brought to vivid life in this edition that features full cloth binding in bold, bright colors; silk ribbon marker and headband; two-color illustrated endpapers and illustrations throughout. A brief biography of Alcott is also included.

About the Author
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.

Susan Cheever is the author of "Home Before Dark, Note Found in a Bottle, As Good as I Could Be, "and "My Name Is Bill." She lives in New York City. "From the Trade Paperback edition.""

Praise For Little Women

"The American female myth."
—Madelon Bedell