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The Resource Louisa May's Battle : how the Civil War led to Little Women, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Carlyn Beccia

Louisa May's Battle : how the Civil War led to Little Women, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Carlyn Beccia

Label
Louisa May's Battle : how the Civil War led to Little Women
Title
Louisa May's Battle
Title remainder
how the Civil War led to Little Women
Statement of responsibility
by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Carlyn Beccia
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Louisa May Alcott is best known for penning Little Women, but few are aware of the experience that influenced her writing most-her time as a nurse during the Civil War. Caring for soldiers' wounds and writing letters home for them inspired a new realism in her work. When her own letters home were published as Hospital Sketches, she had her first success as a writer. The acclaim for her new writing style inspired her to use this approach in Little Women, which was one of the first novels to be set during the Civil War. It was the book that made her dreams come true, and a story she could never have written without the time she spent healing others in service of her country." - Amazon
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krull, Kathleen
Dewey number
  • 813/.4
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1018
LC item number
.K78 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Beccia, Carlyn
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alcott, Louisa May
  • Authors, American
  • Nurses
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Louisa May's Battle : how the Civil War led to Little Women, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Carlyn Beccia
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1394658
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 volumes (unpaged)
Isbn
9780802796691
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2012016633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1394658
  • (OCoLC)793169765
Label
Louisa May's Battle : how the Civil War led to Little Women, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Carlyn Beccia
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1394658
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 volumes (unpaged)
Isbn
9780802796691
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2012016633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1394658
  • (OCoLC)793169765

Library Locations

    • Memorial Hall Library - Children's (Andover)Borrow it
      2 North Main Street, Andover, MA, 01810, US
      42.6568333 -71.141443
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