Giveaway: A Hopeful Heart: Louisa May Alcott Before Little Women (Deborah Noyes) ~ (US Only)

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A Hopeful Heart: Louisa May Alcott Before Little Women (US Only)

by: Deborah Noyes

Release Date: October 6th, 2020

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade

 

 

 

About the Book:

 How did Little Women-- the beloved literary classic and inspiration for Greta Gerwig's acclaimed feature film adaptation--come to be? This stunning biography explores the unique family and unusual circumstances of literary icon Louisa May Alcott.
Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. How did these cherished characters come to be? Louisa May Alcott, the author of one of the most famous "girl" books of all time, was anything but a well-mannered young lady. A tomboy as well as a ravenous reader, Louisa took comfort in fictional characters that were as passionate and willful as she was--and whose wild imaginations were a match for her own. She was often found roaming the woods near her home in Concord, Massachusetts, or exploring the natural world in the company of the great Transcendentalist thinkers Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Here is a beautiful portrait of Louisa May Alcott, a woman influenced by her father, a penniless philosopher, her mother, with whom she shared a great connection, and, of course, her three sisters. Featuring unique indigo illustrations, Deborah Noyes unveils how Louisa's natural spirit, loving family, and unconventional circumstances inspired the timeless masterpiece that is Little Women.

 

 

 

About the Author:

DEBORAH NOYES is the author of nonfiction and fiction for young readers and adults, including The Magician and the Spirits, Ten Days a Madwoman, and Tooth & Claw, called "accessible history for younger readers" in a starred review from School Library Journal. She has also compiled and edited the short story anthologies Gothic!, The Restless Dead, and Sideshow. You can learn more at deborahnoyes.com and follow her on Twitter @DeborahNoyes

 

 

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Five (5) winners will each receive one copy of A Hopeful Heart (Deborah Noyes) ~ US Only

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Zachary Snyder on Tuesday, 13 October 2020 10:34

Book looks great, look forward to reading it!

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Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Joan Kim on Thursday, 29 October 2020 05:57

I haven't read much non fiction but I love little women so I am intrigued to read more about the author who brought her story and life to a story written

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I haven't read much non fiction but I love little women so I am intrigued to read more about the author who brought her story and life to a story written
Penny Olson on Tuesday, 03 November 2020 14:43

The cover is classical looking. It would be interesting to read about the origins of Little Women.

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The cover is classical looking. It would be interesting to read about the origins of Little Women.
Danielle Hammelef on Tuesday, 03 November 2020 17:55

The cover is pretty. This sounds informative and entertaining.

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The cover is pretty. This sounds informative and entertaining.
Brittany Carter on Wednesday, 04 November 2020 12:59

Looks really interesting and sounds like one that I would enjoy reading thank you

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Looks really interesting and sounds like one that I would enjoy reading thank you
Simone on Friday, 06 November 2020 22:37

This would be the fourth book about Little Women I've read. I can't help it, this story is my favorite classic by far. I would love to know more about the author. I love the color blocking on the cover too.

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This would be the fourth book about Little Women I've read. I can't help it, this story is my favorite classic by far. I would love to know more about the author. I love the color blocking on the cover too.

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