Little Women

By Louisa May Alcott; Cynthia Brantley Johnson (Editor); Patrick Walsh (Supplement by)
(Simon & Schuster, Mass Market Paperbound, 9781416599715, 650pp.)

Publication Date: May 12, 2009

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Louisa May Alcott's timeless classic, set during the Civil War, follows the lives, loves, and tribulations of the four March sisters -- Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy -- and explores the rich nuances of family life and relationships.

This Enriched Classic Edition includes:

A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information A chronology of the author's life and work A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations Detailed explanatory notes Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.



About the Author
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) is the author of the beloved ""Little Women"," which was based on her own experiences growing up in New England with her parents and three sisters. More than a century after her death, Louisa May Alcott's stories continue to delight readers of all ages.



Patrick Walsh is Outdoor Canada' s Editor-in-Chief and Brand Manager. He grew up fishing and hunting in Bracebridge, Ontario, where he began his magazine career in 1983 as assistant editor of Muskoka Life magazine. Since then, he has worked for a variety of media, both in Canada and abroad, earning numerous writing and editing awards. In both 2005 and 2011, the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors named him Editor of the Year, while Outdoor Canada was honoured as Magazine of the Year. Walsh has been at the magazine's helm since 2000. TWITTER: @OutdoorWalsh BLOG: www.outdoorcanada.ca/field-findings
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