Louisa and The Missing Heiress
Signet, April 2004, 5.99, 304 pp.
Although they are as poor as can be, Louisa May Alcott and her family live in an exclusive section of Boston and mingle with people of high society. Her father doesn't earn much money and the family's work with the Abolitionists and the underground puts the Alcotts in danger, yet they are a close group bound by love. In her early twenties Louisa May wants to be a writer.
She is excited about ...