Table of Contents for Marmee & Louisa : The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother


Introduction 1(6)
1 A Good Child, but Willful
7(21)
2 Drawing Toward Some Ideal Friend
28(22)
3 Humiliating Dependence
50(13)
4 Sacrifices Must Be Made
63(24)
5 This Sharp Sorrow
87(13)
6 Looking to My Daughter's Labors
100(12)
7 To Drag Life's Lengthening Chain
112(21)
8 The Best Woman in the World
133(13)
9 Mother, Is It You?
146(16)
10 A Dead, Decaying Thing
162(12)
11 Left to Dig or Die
174(15)
12 Paddle My Own Canoe
189(16)
13 The Bitter Drop in This Cup
205(12)
14 From May to March
217(19)
15 Welcome to My Fortune
236(15)
16 Thou Excellest Them All
251(11)
17 Stay By, Louie
262(18)
Conclusion: I Believe in Dreams 280(3)
Exploring the America of Abigail & Louisa May Alcott 283(12)
Genealogy 295(2)
Acknowledgments 297(2)
Notes 299(41)
Bibliography 340(17)
Index 357