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Sketch of Childhood by Louisa May Alcott

This autobiographical Sketch of Childhood by Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888) is filled with memories and observations by the beloved American author. Best known as the author of Little Women and its sequels (including Jo’s Boys and Little Men), the scope of her work went beyond domestic tales into essays, poems, and pseudonymous thrillers.

It was first printed in Louisa May Alcott: Life, Letters, and Journals, compiled and edited by Ednah D. Cheney (1899). Here are Louisa May Alcott’s first-person recollections of her early life: Read More→

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