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Biography of Louisa May Alcott


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Alcott, Louisa May, born in 1832, an American author. She began early to write, but met with no marked success till the publication of "Little Women" in 1868. She wrote many other books, the material for her first volume, "Hospital Sketches," being gathered during her experience as nurse in the military hospital at Washington, where she went in 1862. Died, 1888.