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Work

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by Louisa May Alcott
 

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It is one of several nineteenth-century novels which uncovers the changes in women's work in the new industrial era, as well as the dilemmas, tensions, and the meaning of that work. The story depicts the struggles of a young woman trying to support herself. The main character, Christie Devon, works outside the home in a variety of different jobs, but the end of her

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It is one of several nineteenth-century novels which uncovers the changes in women's work in the new industrial era, as well as the dilemmas, tensions, and the meaning of that work. The story depicts the struggles of a young woman trying to support herself. The main character, Christie Devon, works outside the home in a variety of different jobs, but the end of her story marks "the beginning of a new career as a voice and activist for other working women".

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ISBN-13:
9781617204074
Publisher:
Wilder Publications
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Meet the Author

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.

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Work 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sweet book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The determined looking girl got up struggling with her chains her master unlocked them and she stood by the girl
Anonymous More than 1 year ago