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Little Women Audiobook

Little Women

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Listeners are invited to take a trip to Orchard House and spend a Christmas with Meg, Jo, Beth, and that "regular snow-maiden" known as Amy March. Has any set of sisters so firmly implanted themselves on the American imagination? Lovingly performed with gentle characterizations and understatement by Rebecca Burns, Louisa May Alcott’s beloved Little Women is the classic 1868 tale of four sisters doing the best they can in Concord, Massachusetts, despite their poverty and their father’s faraway post in the Civil War.

Generations of children have loved this tale of burgeoning womanhood and family life, and critics have praised it for its Dickensian depth and simple joy. Little Women is a tenderly woven swatch in the fabric of Americana.

Publisher's Summary

Little Women is the story of a wife and her four daughters living in genteel poverty in the environs of Boston while the father is away as a chaplain in the Union Army during the Civil War.

So natural are the actions and dialogue of the charming Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, that even today Little Women is readable without a sense of Victorian stiffness.

This heartwarming story is Louisa May Alcott's masterpiece. She was born in German town Pennsylvania in 1832. Before becoming an author, she was a nurse at the Union hospital in Georgetown during the Civil War. She died in 1888.

Lots Duncan says of Little Women: "It speaks directly to the hearts of people of any generation who know what it's like to be part of a caring family."

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    D. Littman OH 11-25-06
    D. Littman OH 11-25-06 Member Since 2016

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    "historical artifact"

    A very interesting book, if partly read as an historical artifact. It is a must read, but it certainly does not have a contemporary feel whatsoever. More of a sequence of little morality plays, strung together, than a cohesive piece of work in a 20th century sort of way. A necessary companion to "March," also available on Audible.

    This particular audiobook has a significant weakness, however. Poor recording and/or narrator exposition. It is very hard to listen to, whatever its other merits. Audible should be tasked to find a higher quality recording by the same narrator, or a different audio version altogether. I would certainly give it another try with a different recording. This recording is hard to recommend.

    7 of 10 people found this review helpful

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