Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888) was an American writer, suffragist and abolitionist. She was the second of four daughters and based the March sisters on her own family. Published in 1868,
Little Women was her first book for young girls and received instant acclaim, and Alcott later wrote three follow-up books,
Good Wives and
Jo’s Boys. She also wrote fiction under the pseudonym A.M. Barnard and published other novels and short stories.
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