Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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Little Women is one of the best loved books of all time. Lovely Meg, talented Jo, frail Beth, spoiled Amy: these are hard lessons of poverty and of growing up in New England during the Civil War. Through their dreams, plays, pranks, letters, illnesses, and courtships, women of all ages have become a part of this remarkable family and have felt the deep sadness when Meg leaves the circle of sisters to be married at the end of Part I. Part II, chronicles Meg's joys and mishaps as a young wife and mother, Jo's struggle to become a writer, Beth's tragedy, and Amy's artistic pursuits and unexpected romance. Based on Louise May Alcott's childhood, this lively portrait of nineteenth-century family life possesses a lasting vitality that has endeared it to generations of readers.From the Back Cover:
Love. Tragedy. Sisters
Growing up in New England during the Civil War, the March sisters share everything - their joys and troubles, their loves and secrets. But the four girls couldn't be more different. Meg, the oldest, is the sensible writer. Jo is funny and mischievous. Beth is the shy, dreamy one, and Amy is pretty and artistic.
From dances to despairs, through weddings and funerals, the March girls stand as sisters.
This is one family you will never forget.
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Book Description Octopus Books, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Louis Jambour (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M070641313X
Book Description Octopus Books, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX070641313X