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Little women

Author
Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888, author.
Title
Little women / Louisa May Alcott ; foreword by Patti Smith ; edited with an introduction and notes by Anne Boyd Rioux.
Format
Book
Edition
150th-anniversary annotated edition.
Penguin Classics deluxe edition.
Published
New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2018.
©2018
Description
xxv, 528 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other contributors
Smith, Patti, writer of foreword.
Rioux, Anne Boyd, editor.
Notes
"First published in the United States of America in two volumes by Roberts Brothers 1868 and 1869."--Title page verso.
"As seen on Masterpiece. PBS"--Front cover.
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary
The classic story of the March family whose 4 daughters are growing up in New England in the mid-1800s. There are numerous sequels, for example, Little Men and Jo's Boys. Annotation. Little Women is the heartwarming story of the March family that has thrilled generations of readers. It is the story of four sisters--Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth-- and of the courage, humor and ingenuity they display to survive poverty and the absence of their father during the Civil War.
"The beloved story of the March girls is a classic American feminist novel, reflecting the tension between cultural obligation and artistic and personal freedom"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
March family (Fictitious characters)--Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters--Juvenile fiction.
Families--New England--Juvenile fiction.
Sisters--Juvenile fiction.
New England--Juvenile fiction.
Genre heading
Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Autobiographical fiction.
Bildungsromans.
ISBN
9780143106654 (paperback)
0143106651 (paperback)

Holdings

Library
Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
PS1017 .L53 2018
Location
Juvenile
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