Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888, author.
Little women / Louisa May Alcott ; foreword by Patti Smith ; edited with an introduction and notes by Anne Boyd Rioux.
150th-anniversary annotated edition.
Penguin Classics deluxe edition.
New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2018.
xxv, 528 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Other contributors
Smith, Patti, writer of foreword.
Rioux, Anne Boyd, editor.
"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.
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.
New England--Juvenile fiction.
- Genre heading