Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women

Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women

Biography tracing the fascinating life of Louisa May Alcott from her happy childhood in Pennsylvania and Boston to her success as a writer of such classics as Little women....

Title:Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780316565943
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    Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women Reviews

  • Teresa

    My recent reread of Little Women prompted my rereading of this tiny book that's survived who-knows-how-many cullings of shelves though the years. My edition is from 1972, shortly after the time I'm gu...

  • Manybooks

    As much as I have always loved (if not even with all my both childhood and adult heart adored) especially Louisa May Alcott's Little Women (and its sequels) and as much as I also do consider her famil...

  • Tarissa

    1934 Newbery Medal winner.I'm a big fan of Louisa May Alcott and her writings, her most notable novel being Little Women, among many other great books and stories. Needless to say, I've wanted to read...

  • Momma Aimee

    Written in 1933 the language is beautiful. I am amazed, however, at the positive and glowing description of LMA’s father. Her father is well known to have been a dreamer, a never-do-well, woefully i...

  • Teri

    This is a short biography of the life of Louisa May Alcott. The book begins with an introduction to her parents and their life growing up until they meet and marry. It then covers the span of Alcott's...

  • Jessica

    I am thankful that I read Little Women before reading this biography. So much of Alcott's personal life went into her novel. And so much of the resonance of this biography depends on familiarity with ...

  • Josiah

    This is one of the greatest biographical stories that I have ever read. It is exceptionally heartfelt and wise and touching for any fictional narrative, but for a TRUE story it simply blows almost al...

  • Zoe's Human

    I wish I had read this when I was younger. It's a bit sanitized for my adult mind. Nevertheless, as a long-time fan of Little Women and an admirer of Louisa May Alcott, it was a pleasure to read. I en...

  • Nancy

    I loved this book. I learned so much about her. I now want to reread all of her books. So much of what she wrote was from her life. I want to find those connections. Just loved it....

  • Jill

    Decent for a biography, some good descriptions. Otherwise unremarkable. I think I would have enjoyed reading Little Women instead."It was a time of great happiness, peace and security, those first two...