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The Resource The other Alcott, Elise Hooper

The other Alcott, Elise Hooper

Label
The other Alcott
Title
The other Alcott
Statement of responsibility
Elise Hooper
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"We all know the story of the March sisters, heroines of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. But while everyone cheers on Jo March, based on Louisa herself, Amy March is often the least favourite sister. Now, it's time to learn the truth about the real Amy, Louisa's sister, May. Stylish, outgoing, creative, May Alcott grows up longing to experience the wide world beyond Concord, Massachusetts. While her sister Louisa crafts stories, May herself is a talented and dedicated artist, taking lessons in Boston, turning down a marriage proposal from a well-off suitor, and facing scorn for entering what is very much a man's profession. Life for the Alcott family has never been easy, so when Louisa's Little Women is published, its success eases the financial burdens they'd faced for so many years. Everyone agrees the novel is charming, but May is struck to the core by the portrayal of selfish, spoiled Amy March. Is this what her beloved sister really thinks of her? So May embarks on a quest to discover her own true identity, as an artist and a woman. From Boston to Rome, London, and Paris, this brave, talented, and determined woman forges an amazing life of her own, making her so much more than merely The Other Alcott." -- Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
The other Alcott, Elise Hooper
Label
The other Alcott, Elise Hooper
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes P.S.: insights, interviews & more..
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
2015374
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
408, 17 pages
Isbn
9780062645333
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

Library Locations

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