Louisa May Alcott was born in 1832 in Pennsylvania and grew up in Concord, Massachusetts. She is best known for her books for children. The daughter of philosopher and reformer Amons Bronson Alcott, she was also a supporter of women's rights and an abolitionist. Family debts led her to write the autobiographical novel Little Women (1868). The book was a huge success, followed by Little Men, An Old-Fashioned Girl, and several other novels.
Little Women, closely based on Louisa May Alcott's own experience of family life, was first published in 1869 and follows the lives of the four March sisters and their mother, 'Marmee'. With the heartrending story of gentle Beth, the humorous adventures o...[SEE MORE]