Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott

Born: November 29, 1832

Died: March 6, 1888

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist

Biography: Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Raised by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May Alcott and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau.

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Source/Notes: Louisa May Alcott: Her Life, Letters and Journals, 1889 (2003 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9780766174399

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Louisa May Alcott

“Housekeeping ain't no joke.”

- Louisa May Alcott

Source/Notes: Ch. 11 : Experiments - Little Women (1868)