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Alcott

Louisa May. 1832--88, US novelist, noted for her children's books, esp Little Women (1869)
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CHEMMY ALCOTT won her final Super G title before retirement on Sunday as she finished top of the podium at the British National Championships in Meribel, France.
Despite her plans to end her racing days, Alcott refused to use the word 'retire' as she intends to continue skiing and playing a part in the career of up-and-coming talent.
In her career-saving operation six months ago, Alcott had a metal nail inserted "through the bone marrow, from the ankle to the knee".
Alcott also benefited from her parents' close friendships with Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau and Nathaniel Hawthorne, all of whom were her informal educators, and she spent many hours perusing the shelves of Emerson's library.
The building of the Shinjuku Mitsukoshi Alcott store, which houses Tiffany & Co.
Mentored by public intellectuals and tutored in social activism, Louisa was most profoundly affected by the complex relationships she developed with her family and friends--particularly with her father, Amos Bronson Alcott, a transcendentalist philosopher whose experiments with progressive education and communal living bankrupted and nearly starved the Alcott family.
British author Richard Francis has written the first definitive account of the fleeting Transcendental venture, "Fruitlands: The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia," published by Yale University Press.
Alcott, with a difficult draw as starter number 54, missed an early gate as visibility worsened by the minute with the leading seven times from the first run all being clocked by the very early starters.
Alcott, 25th after her first run on Wednesday, posted a time of one minute 17.
Alcott, 27, travelled to Vancouver having lost the money she had spent funding her own training following the financial collapse of Snowsport GB, the governing body for skiing in the UK.
Graphic Classics: Louisa May Alcott, Stories of Mummies, Geese, Pigs, Flies, Prima Donnas & Little Women" is the eighteenth volume in the Graphic Classics series of comics adaptations of great literature.
A literary icon, Louisa May Alcott outdid her contemporaries by indulging in what is regarded as a guilty pleasure in the cultured society of her day.