Eden's Outcasts: The Story Of Louisa May Alcott And Her Father by John MattesonEden's Outcasts: The Story Of Louisa May Alcott And Her Father by John Matteson

Eden's Outcasts: The Story Of Louisa May Alcott And Her Father

byJohn Matteson

Paperback | October 28, 2008

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography 

Louisa May Alcott is known universally. Yet during Louisa's youth, the famous Alcott was her father, Bronson—an eminent teacher and a friend of Emerson and Thoreau. He desired perfection, for the world and from his family. Louisa challenged him with her mercurial moods and yearnings for money and fame. The other prize she deeply coveted—her father's understanding—seemed hardest to win. This story of Bronson and Louisa's tense yet loving relationship adds dimensions to Louisa's life, her work, and the relationships of fathers and daughters.

John Matteson was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize in Biography for Eden’s Outcasts and is also the author of The Lives of Margaret Fuller, which received the Ann M. Sperber Prize for Best Biography of a Journalist. He has been a Fellow of the Massachusetts Historical Society and of the Leon Levy Center for Biography. He received the Di...
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Title:Eden's Outcasts: The Story Of Louisa May Alcott And Her FatherFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.25 inPublished:October 28, 2008Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393333590

ISBN - 13:9780393333596

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