The Revelation of Louisa May

The Revelation of Louisa May

A Novel of Intrigue and Romance

Book - 2015
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Louisa May Alcott has problems--her mother is taking a job over a hundred miles away to earn some money, leaving to it to Louisa to care for the family, her father refuses to work for money, a fugitive slave is seeking refuge in their house, and a slave catcher has been murdered, making the Underground Railroad much more dangerous.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, [2015]
ISBN: 9781452133577
1452133573
Characteristics: 248 pages ; 22 cm

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Biblio_Karen
Aug 02, 2016

An exhilarating look inside what it really could have been like growing up Alcott!

Following up her previous historical novels, Always Emily and Nobody's Secret, Michaela MacColl weaves a narrative by turns suspenseful, romantic, tender, and thrilling.

Based on historical research (and including notes on the basis for the story), prepare yourself to enter a world of transcendentalists, slaves, and a host of familiar names that will thrill lovers of classic American literature.

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Biblio_Karen
Aug 04, 2016

"From the corner of her eye, Louisa caught a glimpse of movement in the shrubs by the front windows. She retreated to her door and reached for the stout walking stick she kept there.

“Who’s there?” she called, forcing a quaver down.

A cracking noise of a foot on a twig, then a deliberate silence."

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