Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Raised by her transcendentalist parents, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Little Women is loosely based on Alcott's childhood experiences with her three sisters.
Modern Cinderella; Or, The Little Old Shoe, and Other Stories by Louisa May Alcottby Louisa May Alcott
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Louisa May Alcott created some fascinating short stories here. Mostly romances, there is one memorable piece about a nurse's experience with two Civil War soldiers.
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