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Louisa May Alcott; A Modern Biography
     

Louisa May Alcott; A Modern Biography

by Martha Saxton, Louisa May Alcott
 

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A modern biography of an ambivalent rebel and irreverent feminist who became, in spite of herself, one of our most popular authors.

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A modern biography of an ambivalent rebel and irreverent feminist who became, in spite of herself, one of our most popular authors.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Columbia professor Saxton's 1977 biography of pioneering feminist and enduring novelist Alcott includes a new introduction by the author. (Sept.)
Booknews
**** Reprint of the Houghton Mifflin edition of 1977. Cited in BCL3. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780374524609
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
09/07/1995
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author

Martha Saxton is an assistant professor of history and women's and gender studies at Amherst College. She is the author of several books, including Louisa May Alcott: A Modern Biography. She lives in New York City.

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