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.
Silver Pitchers and Independence: A Centennial Love Story by Louisa May Alcottby Louisa May Alcott
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Here are several stories that tell how loving and trusting women can benefit the people they love, either poking their noses into other's lives or standing by their side when they do silly things. "Silver pitchers" is just the first of the stories. More moral tales than "Little women", although very customary in Louisa May Alcott's time.
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