On Picket Duty and Other Tales by Louisa May Alcott

On Picket Duty and Other Tales by Louisa May Alcott

by Louisa May Alcott
     
 

Short collection of short pieces, set during the Civil War. Besides the title piece, The King of Clubs and the Queen of Hearts, The Cross On the Old Church Tower, and The Death of John (labelled a true story) are included.

Although quite dated, this collection will remind the reader of Alcott's skill at tearjerkers. The Death of John seems to be an expanded…  See more details below

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Short collection of short pieces, set during the Civil War. Besides the title piece, The King of Clubs and the Queen of Hearts, The Cross On the Old Church Tower, and The Death of John (labelled a true story) are included.

Although quite dated, this collection will remind the reader of Alcott's skill at tearjerkers. The Death of John seems to be an expanded version of a story included in Hospital Sketches. Keep a box of kleenex handy when reading this!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149168941
Publisher:
Consumer Oriented Ebooks Publisher
Publication date:
04/01/2014
Series:
Louisa May Alcott , #21
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
73 KB

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