Work : A story of experience

Summary: Before she went on to attain literary acclaim with beloved novels like Little Women , author Louisa May Alcott grew up in an environment of abject poverty, from which she had to fight to extract herself through years of back-breaking labor. This semi-autobiographical tale recounts Alcott's initiation into the world of work and what that meant as a woman in nineteenth-century America
Summary: Before she went on to attain literary acclaim with beloved novels like Little Women , author Louisa May Alcott grew up in an environment of abject poverty, from which she had to fight to extract herself through years of back-breaking labor. This semi-autobiographical tale recounts Alcott's initiation into the world of work and what that meant as a woman in nineteenth-century America