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EDEN'S OUTCASTS: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

Avis de journaliste - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Neatly interlaced biography profiles a father of New England Transcendentalism and his bestselling daughter.Bronson and Louisa May Alcott shared a birthday (November 29, 1799 and 1832 respectively) and died within 40 hours of each other in 1888. As Matteson (English/John Jay College) ably shows in his debut, their lives were inextricably intertwined, even during the occasional brief periods when ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Review: Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

Avis d'utilisateur  - Mallory - Goodreads

A great depiction of the true lives of the Alcott family, especially the lives of Bronson Alcott and his daughter Louisa, who he thought was most unlikely to become something, as she was defiant and ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

Avis d'utilisateur  - Marlena - Goodreads

I'm torn about my rating of this book. I would really like to give it a 3.5. I wish I would've read it before my brief visit to Orchard House this summer. The book gives great insight into the Alcott ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

Avis d'utilisateur  - David Yost - Goodreads

Funny and fascinating even if, like me, you don't care much for Little Women and have barely heard of Bronson Alcott. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

Avis d'utilisateur  - Duncan Simpson - Goodreads

The writer of Little Women, Louse May Alcott, was part of a group of writers living in Concord, Massachusetts around the time of the United States' Civil War, Other writes included her father, Thoreau ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

Avis d'utilisateur  - Erin - Goodreads

Too much information. Very challenging read. Would loved to have read more on Louisa than on her father. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

Avis d'utilisateur  - Sara Van Dyck - Goodreads

This book has won a Pulitzer and been so widely praised, deservedly, that I will add only a few personal comments. I especially valued Matteson's analysis of the meaning of Little Women, and its ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

Avis d'utilisateur  - Jill Cordry - Goodreads

Although a biography of Louisa May Alcott could never be complete without that of her father, I would have liked a shorter book with less of Bronson. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

Avis d'utilisateur  - Allyson - Goodreads

Very informative and interesting. You'd have to be interested in the subject matter in order to keep reading, though, because it's slow-going. Not dry, however. Just long and information-packed. Consulter l'avis complet

Review: Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

Avis d'utilisateur  - Caroline - Goodreads

Like many a young girl before and since, I grew up with Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March were the friends of my childhood, and like most readers of course I identified with Jo. What young ... Consulter l'avis complet

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