In the new biography “Marmee & Louisa,” Eve LaPlante examines the complex relationship between her famous cousin, Louisa May Alcott, and Alcott’s mother, Abigail. The Brookline-based LaPlante has also written about two other famous ancestors: Anne Hutchinson and Samuel Sewall.
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