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MARMEE AND LOUISA The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother

by | Read by Karen White

Biography & Memoir • 14.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Every previous biography of Louisa May Alcott, author of LITTLE WOMEN, credits her father, Bronson Alcott, as her muse. However, Eve LaPlante, a descendant of the Alcotts, tells a different story. Using diaries, letters, and family papers, she argues that Abigail May Alcott, Louisa's mother, was the real inspiration and driving force in Louisa's life. Narrator Karen White adopts the tempo and tone of a history professor as she recounts in minute detail the world of this unique family--from the Revolutionary War to the time before the Civil War. The work proves a challenge to narrate as liberal quoting of source material and too much attention to detail, such as monetary conversions, interfere with smooth, cogent storytelling. N.E.M. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2013]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2012

CD ISBN 9781452610467 $39.99 • Twelve CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781452660462 $29.99 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2012

CD ISBN 9781452640464 $83.99 • Twelve CDs

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