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Little Women - (Penguin Clothbound Classics) by Louisa May Alcott (Hardcover)

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About the Book



Based on Louise May Alcott's childhood, this lively portrait of 19th-century family life possesses a lasting vitality that has endeared it to generations of readers.



Book Synopsis



Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.

Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - four "little women" enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England The charming story of the March sisters, Little Women has been adored by generations. Readers have rooted for Laurie in his pursuit of Jo's hand, cried over little Beth's death, and dreamed of traveling through Europe with old Aunt March and Amy. Future writers have found inspiration in Jo's devotion to her writing. In this simple, enthralling tale, both parts of which are included here, Louisa May Alcott has created four of American literature's most beloved women.



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"The American female myth."
--Madelon Bedell



About the Author



Louisa May Alcott wrote her first novel, The Inheritance, at age seventeen, but it went unpublished for nearly 150 years until 1997, after two researchers (Joel Myerson and Daniel Shealy) stumbled across the handwritten manuscript in the Houghton Library at Harvard University. Of course, Ms. Alcott is best known for a different novel, Little Women, which she wrote in two parts. The first volume, alternately titled Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, was published in 1868, and the second volume, Good Wives, was published in 1869. Like Jo in Little Women, Louisa also wrote many "blood and thunder" tales, which were published in popular periodicals of the day. She did not openly claim authorship for many of these Gothic thriller stories, however: for some, she used the pseudonym, "A. M. Barnard"; for others, she chose to remain completely anonymous.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.9 Inches (H) x 5.3 Inches (W) x 1.3 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.45 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Series Title: Penguin Clothbound Classics
Sub-Genre: Classics
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Number of Pages: 544
Publisher: Penguin Group
Format: Hardcover
Author: Louisa May Alcott
Language: English
Street Date: September 28, 2010
TCIN: 13013253
UPC: 9780141192413
Item Number (DPCI): 247-05-2385
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.3 inches length x 5.3 inches width x 7.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.45 pounds
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