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The Inheritance

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4 out of 5
Based on 2,264 Ratings and 374 Reviews

Book Description
Louisa May Alcott, who spent much of her childhood amid an intellectual circle that included Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Thoreau, and Nathaniel Hawthorne, embarked on her own literary efforts at an early age. Her recently discovered first novel, The Inheritance, written when Alcott was just 17, offers readers a fascinating look at the birth of a remarkable career.

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Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (13 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages208
ISBN-100140436669
ISBN-13978-0140436662
Publication Date02/01/1998
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About Daniel Shealy (Author, Contributor, Editor) : Daniel Shealy is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Daniel Shealy include Inheritance, Flower Fables, The Journals of Louisa M... more
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About Joel Myerson (Author, Contributor, Editor) : Joel Myerson is a published author and an editor of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Joel Myerson include Inheritance, The Journals of Louisa May Alcott.
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About Louisa May Alcott (Author) : Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist. She is best known for the novel Little Women, published in 1868. This novel is loosely based on her childhood experien... more
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