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Louisa May Alcott

1832 — 1888

Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known for her novel Little Women, written and set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House in Concord, Massachusetts and published in 1868.

Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, Louisa May Alcott spent her childhood in Boston and Concord, Massachusetts and after her family encountered financial difficulties she took on any jobs she could find, eventually turning her love of writing into a source of income where several of her poems and short stories appeared in many popular magazines.

By the time she died on March 6, 1888, Louisa had published over 30 books and collections of stories. (source: Wikipedia)

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