Silver Pitchers, And Independence (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Centennial Love Story

Silver Pitchers, And Independence (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Centennial Love Story

by Louisa May Alcott
     
 

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In 1876, the American centennial, Alcott published this collection of nine short stories.  The title refers to two of them:  “Silver Pitchers,” in which three popular young women take an unpopular stance against alcohol, and “Independence,” in which two young lovers, John and Dolly, must chart their own course despite the interference

Overview

In 1876, the American centennial, Alcott published this collection of nine short stories.  The title refers to two of them:  “Silver Pitchers,” in which three popular young women take an unpopular stance against alcohol, and “Independence,” in which two young lovers, John and Dolly, must chart their own course despite the interference of their families.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411438064
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
382
File size:
340 KB

Meet the Author

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American writer best known for her classic novel Little Women (1868-69), drawn from her own childhood. Personally educated by writers such as Emerson, Hawthorne, and Thoreau, she first gained literary success with Hospital Sketches (1863), based on her experiences as a nurse during the Civil War.

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