Little Women Author:Louise May Alcott So begins Little Women, beloved by untold millions of girls who have in turn passed it on to their own daughters as a kind of legacy. — The story of the March family is captivating in itself: four sisters growing up in Civil War New England, their father absent and money scarce, experience a variety of delights and sorrows, while each seeks fulf... more »illment of her own particular dream. For each of the March girls is very different from the others, and their very differences make them so memorable as a family: Meg, sixteen whent he book begins, pretty and serious, and very conscous of her status as the eldest; shy and timid Beth, who lives in a tranquil, happy world of her own; spirited, willful Amy,always acting the young lady despite being the youngest of four. And then there is Jo ... tall and nearly gawky, by turns fierce, funny, and thoughtful ... whose independent spirit has inspired readers for over a century. Through joy and tragedy, love and disappointment and renewed love, the adventures of the March family continue to charm, entertain, and move readers.
This exclusive edition, including the classic color illustrations of Jessie Wilcox Smith, will be a book for readers to cherish, whether as a nostalgic recollection of childhood, or as a gift to inspire yet new generations of readers.« less