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June 27, 2021

Learn All About Louisa May Alcott and Her Literary Life in Concord, Massachusetts

Most authors find themselves adding elements of their own personality and personal history to their characters—whether they do so consciously or not. Among the great semi-autobiographical characters of modern times is Jo March, the central protagonist of the enduring classic Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. Like Jo, Alcott was one of four close-knit sisters growing up in Concord, Massachusetts in the mid-19th century. The similarities do not stop there.

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