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Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date November 2, 2008
Pages 497
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780393333596
ISBN-10 0393333590
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.86 lbs.
Original list price $19.95
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography

Louisa May Alcott is known universally. Yet during Louisa's youth, the famous Alcott was her father, Bronson―an eminent teacher and a friend of Emerson and Thoreau. He desired perfection, for the world and from his family. Louisa challenged him with her mercurial moods and yearnings for money and fame. The other prize she deeply coveted―her father's understanding―seemed hardest to win. This story of Bronson and Louisa's tense yet loving relationship adds dimensions to Louisa's life, her work, and the relationships of fathers and daughters.

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Hardcover
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1 edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (August 1, 2007)
9780393059649 | details & prices | 497 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $29.95
About: The beloved author of Little Women was torn between pleasing her idealistic father and planting her feet in the material world.
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Reprint edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (November 2, 2008)
9780393333596 | details & prices | 497 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.86 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for BiographyLouisa May Alcott is known universally.

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