Author(s): Louisa May Alcott
"Watch and pray, dear, never get tired of trying, and never think it is impossible to conquer your fault." It's Christmas Eve in the March household, but this will be a Christmas like no other: their father is away fighting in the American Civil War and the March sisters and their mother must try to make ends meet whilst their father is at war. Although life can be hard, and times are tough, Little Women is an extraordinary story of triumph over adversity, recounting in exquisite detail, the lives, loves, trials and triumphs of these four very different sisters. The stories of Jo, Beth, Amy and Meg have charmed readers over 5 generations and has earned its place as a classic coming of age novel.
Louisa May Alcott was born in 1832 in Pennsylvania. "Little Women" is her most famous work, and is based on the real life experiences of Louisa and her three sisters Anna, Elizabeth, and May.