One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(1832–88), US novelist. Her novel Little Women (1868–69) was based on her New England childhood and was written for adolescent girls. She wrote a number of sequels to this, as well as novels for adults. Alcott was involved in the women's suffrage movement and served as a nurse during the Civil War.
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