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Reisen, Harriet
Louisa May Alcott : the woman behind Little women / Harriet Reisen
Alternate Title Woman behind Little women
1st ed
New York : Henry Holt, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PS1018 .R45 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888
Subject(s) Women authors, American -- Biography
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography
Physical Description xiv, 362 p. ; 25 cm
Note "A John Macrae book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-341) and index
Contents Behind a mask -- Fit for the scuffle of things -- The law of might -- The topsey-turvey girl -- Wild exuberant nature -- Man in a balloon -- Transcendental wild oats -- The happiest years of my life -- Heaven's so far away -- The independent feeling -- Nature must have a vent -- I've often longed to see a war -- Where glory waited -- A little romance -- We really lived most of it -- Happy before I die -- Success -- The cream of things -- More courage and patience -- How they turned out
Summary A vivid, energetic account of the life of Louisa May Alcott that explores Alcott's life in the context of her works, all of which are to some extent autobiographical

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