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Who was Louisa May Alcott?
Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29th 1832 and died at the age of 55 in 1888. She was an American novelist, short story writer and poet, her most notable work was her Little Women book series. Her family had financial difficulties while she was growing up, and from an early age she took on work to help support the family. All the while, she took up writing and in the 1860’s she began to receive critical success. She sometimes wrote under pen names, one being A. M. Barnard – these tended to be short stories and novels for adults that focused on passion and revenge.
She was an abolitionist and a feminist and remained unmarried throughout her life. She died two days after her father had passed away.
29th November 1832 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 6th March 1888, aged 55
Literature & Fiction, Historical Fiction, Coming of Age, Mystery and Thrillers
3.43 out of 5 on Goodreads
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