Alcott on PBS

Premiering tonight on PBS’s American Masters is Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women. It was featured on NPR’s Morning Edition today.

Clips from the film:

The movie is based on a biography by Harriet Reisen, who is the writer/producer of the film.

Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women )
Harriet Reisen
Retail Price: $26.00
Hardcover: 384 pages
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. – (2009-10-27)
ISBN / EAN: 0805082999 / 9780805082999


One of the commentators featured in the film is Geraldine Brooks, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 2006 for her novel, March, which imagines the Civil War experiences of the fictional Mr. March, the father of the “little women” of the book.

Geraldine Brooks
Retail Price: $15.00
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics) – (2006-01-31)
ISBN / EAN: 0143036661 / 9780143036661

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