today’s birthday: Louisa May Alcott (1832)

Louisa May Alcott (1832)

Determined to contribute to the small family income, Alcott began writing to help support her mother and sisters. She first achieved widespread fame and wealth with Little Women, one of the most popular children’s books ever written. The novel, which recounts the adolescent adventures of the four March sisters, is largely autobiographical. Her first book, Flower Fables, was a collection of tales originally created to amuse the daughter of her friend, what famous American poet? More… Discuss

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2 responses to “today’s birthday: Louisa May Alcott (1832)

  1. I can’t remember having read “Little Women” the book but the Winona Ryder movie was really good.

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