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Short Stories - Louisa May Alcott
Contains five stories by Louisa May Alcott: "Obtaining Supplies" and "A Night," both from
; "My Contraband," "Happy Women," and "How I Went to Service." Provides a different view than you may have had of Louisa.
Dover Thrift Editions, 2018. Paperback, 55 pp.
Little Women (Oxford World's Classics) - Louisa May Alcott, Valerie Alderson
Originally published in 1868. This classic has remained enduringly popular, becoming the inspiration for a whole genre of family stories. It tells of the March family: Marmee, who looks after her four daughters while her husband serves in the Civil War; and the girls Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy who experience domestic trails and triumphs as they attempt to supplement the family's small income. In the second part of the book (sometimes known as
), the girls grow up and fall in love. Highly autobiographical! With an introduction by Valerie Alderson.
Oxford University Press, 1994, 2008. Paperback, 489 pp.
Transcendental Wild Oats, And Excerpts from the Fruitlands Diary - Louisa May Alcott
Originally published in 1873. Bronson Alcott -- along with his wife and four daughters, and an odd assortment of friends who knew more about philosophy than they did about farming -- set out to make a utopian dream come true. Would their experiment at Fruitlands last through the hard New England winter? Louisa May Alcott's classic satire on her father's Transcendental commune is for readers of all ages who love Alcott, history, or just a good story told with huor and sensitivity.
Applewood Books, 1981. Paperback, 92 pp.
The Annotated Little Women - Louisa May Alcott, John Matteson
This lavish four-color edition of Louisa May Alcott's classic family novel features more than 220 illustrations, as well as Alcott scholar John Matteson's annotations and expertise in approach. His introductory essays examine
's pivotal place in children's literature and tell the story of Louisa herself -- a tale every bit as captivating as her fiction.
W. W. Norton and Company, 2016. Hardcover, 652.
Little Women, Little Men, Jo's Boys (The Library of America) - Louisa May Alcott
Contains three complete novels from Louisa May Alcott:
. Includes chronology and notes on the texts.
The Library of America, 2005. Hardcover, 1092 pp.
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