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Little Women

Little Women
 

Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - are four little women , enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England.

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ISBN 9780140621198
Published 29 September 1994 by Penguin
Format Paperback, New edition
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Author(s) By Alcott, Louisa May
Series Penguin Popular Classics
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ISBN-13 9780140621198
ISBN-10 0140621199
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Classics
Publication Date 29 September 1994
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Alcott, Louisa May
Series Penguin Popular Classics
Category Award Winning
Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 111mm
Height: 181mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 125g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
Library of Congress March family Fictitious characters - Fiction, Sisters - Fiction, United States - Fiction - Social life and customs, New England, Bildungsromans
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.4
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - are four little women , enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England. The charming story of the March sisters, Little Women has been adored by generations. Readers have rooted for Laurie in his pursuit of Jo's hand, cried over little Beth's death, and dreamed of traveling through Europe with old Aunt March and Amy. Future writers have found inspiration in Jo's devotion to her writing. In this simple, enthralling tale, both parts of which are included here, Louisa May Alcott has created four of American literature's most beloved women.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 -- Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003 -- Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003

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Author's Bio

Louisa May Alcott (1832-88) was brought up in Pennsylvania, USA. She turned to writing in order to supplement the family income and had many short stories published in magazines and newspapers. Then, in 1862, during the height of the American Civil War, Louisa went to Georgetown to work as a nurse, but she contracted typhoid. Out of her experiences she wrote Hospital Sketches (1864) which won wide acclaim, followed by an adult novel, Moods. She was reluctant to write a children's book but then realized that in herself and her three sisters she had the perfect models. The result was Little Women (1868) which became the earliest American children's novel to become a classic

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