qAn amazing story [told] with clarity and intelligence ... colorful and insightful.qaMartin Rubin, Los Angeles Times Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography Louisa May Alcott is known universally. Yet during Louisa's youth, the famous Alcott was her father, Bronsonaan 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 covetedaher father's understandingaseemed 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.This story of Bronson and Louisaa#39;s tense yet loving relationship adds dimensions to Louisaa#39;s life, her work, and the relationships of fathers and daughters.
|Title||:||Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2010-08-13|