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The well-loved classic "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott is about the four March sisters and their mother – Father spends much of the book away as a Civil War chaplain. In her new novel, author Geraldine Brooks imagines Mr. March’s side of the story.
- Geraldine Brooks also author of the novel "Year of Wonders" and the nonfiction books "Nine Parts of Desire" and "Foreign Correspondence."
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