Following are some items that were mentioned during the 13 December 2012 Fieldstone Common interview with Eve LaPlante, author of Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother.
The podcast of the interview is now available.
The companion book for Marmee & Louisa is called My Heart is Boundless which includes original, previously unpublished writings on Abigail May Alcott.
You can learn more about Eve LaPlante from her web page.
Watch a 3-minute video about Marmee & Louisa.
Following are specific notes from the discussion:
Fruitlands is the location of the utopian community started by Bronson Alcott. It is open all years for visitors but has limited hours during the winter so be sure to check the Fruitlands website before making a visit.
Orchard House is the Alcott home in Concord, Massachusetts where Louisa May Alcott wrote Little Women, the story which made her the most successful author of the 19th century.
You can learn more about Louisa May Alcott from the following Sources:
The Louisa May Alcott is My Passion blog
The Louisa May Alcott Society
The 24th annual American Literature Association Annual Conference will be held May 23-26, 2013 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. The even will feature sessions on Louisa May Alcott.
Free Press, a division of Simon and Schuster, the publisher of Marmee & Louisa and My Heart is Boundless,
donated two copies of the Marmee & Louisa that were given as a "door prizes" during
the live show. One copy went to a listener in Pennsylvania and the other to a listener in Arizona. A big thank you to the Free Press for their generosity!
Megan donated two copies of her book, Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing which were won by Fieldstone Common listeners in Pennsylvania and Arizona. Thank you Megan for your generous donation!
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