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United States novelist noted for children's books (1832-1888)

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Four-time Olympian Alcott will give up competition after the championships, keen for a rest after battling back from a broken leg she sustained last summer.
Alcott has also finished in the top 10 of a World Cup on five occasions and admitted it was a tough decision to end her race career.
Chemmy Alcott of Great Britain during her downhill run yesterday at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on >day five of the Winter Olympics in Sochi
Alcott said: "After my first big accident, which was back in 2010, I felt like I wanted to escape a little bit.
Drawing on newly discovered family papers, LaPlante, a New England author who is a cousin of Louisa May Alcott and great-niece of Abigail May Alcott (the model for "Marmee" in Little Women), offers new insights into their relationship as a source for Louisa's fiction.
Steenson landed his third penalty on 50 minutes and seven minutes later, the pressure eventually told as Alcott picked up from a ruck and just dived over the line.
Monarch Airlines announces Chemmy Alcott as Ambassador for new ski routes Leading scheduled leisure airline, Monarch has announced number one British woman skier, Chemmy Alcott as the brand ambassador for its new ski routes.
said Thursday it will close its Mitsukoshi Alcott store in Tokyo's Shinjuku district at the end of March due to sluggish sales.
With Louisa May Alcott, Cheever continues the literary journey she began in American Bloomsbury: Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau: Their Lives, Their Loves, Their Work (GOOD Mar/Apr 2007), an exploration of the lives and liaisons of the illustrious residents of mid-19th century Concord, Massachusetts.
The charismatic but terminally impractical Bronson Alcott was a key figure, moving his family - which included his 10-year-old daughter Louisa May Alcott, future author of "Little Women" - to the farmhouse in June, 1843, under the gaze of Transcendentalist friends including Emerson and Thoreau.
Scholars traditionally distinguish Mark Twain from Louisa May Alcott based on gender differences, but Roberta Seelinger Trites argues that there are enough similarities between the two authors' intellectual lives that their novels share interconnected social agendas.
WINTER OLYMPICS: Britain's Chemmy Alcott slid out of the women's slalom in poor visibility at Whistler Creekside yesterday as Germany's Maria Riesch closed in on a second gold medal at the 2010 Winter Games.
At a foggy Whistler Creekside, British skier Chemmy Alcott put her 27th-place finish in the women's giant slalom down to a "bad day at the office.
Brit Alcott just short of best CHEMMY Alcott fell just short of beating herWinter Olympic best in the women's downhill at Whistler Creek after a troubled build-up to her third Games.