Louisa May Alcott's timeless classic, set during the Civil War, follows the lives, loves, and tribulations of the four March sisters -- Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy -- and explores the rich nuances of family life and relationships. A concise introduction that gives the reader important background informationA chronology of the author's life and workA timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical contextAn outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretationsDetailed explanatory notesCritical analysis and modern perspectives on the workDiscussion questions to promote lively classroom and bookgroup interactionA list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
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