Before she went on to attain literary acclaim with beloved novels like Little Women, author Louisa May Alcott grew up in an environment of abject poverty, from which she had to fight to extract herself through years of back-breaking labor. This semi-autobiographical tale recounts Alcott's initiation into the world of work and what that meant as a woman in nineteenth-century America.
Intro Title Contents Chapter I - Christie Chapter II - Servant Chapter III - Actress Chapter IV - Governess Chapter V - Companion Chapter VI - Seamstress Chapter VII - Through the Mist Chapter VIII - A Cure for Despair Chapter IX - Mrs. Wilkins's Minister Chapter X - Beginning Again Chapter XL - In the Strawberry Bed Chapter XII - Christie's Gala Chapter XIII - Waking Up Chapter XIV - Which? Chapter XV - Midsummer Chapter XVI - Mustered In Chapter XVII - The Colonel Chapter XVIII - Sunrise Chapter XIX - Little Heart's-Ease Chapter XX - At Forty.
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