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This collection of short love stories by Louisa May Alcott will not disappoint her fans. Included in this volume are: ''Silver Pitchers,'' the story of thee popular girls who take a stand against drinking by forming a temperance club; ''Anna's Whim,''a love story; ''Transcendental Wild Oats,'' the satire of her father's utopian experiment; ''The Romance of a Summer's Day,'' the romance of a young lady seeking independence; '' My Rococco Watch,'' an account of desire gone humorously wrong; ''By The River: A Legend of the Assabet,'' a charming and fatalistic tale of a young poet; ''Letty's Tramp,'' another charming tale of friendship and love; ''Scarlet Stockings,'' a Civil War romance; and ''Independence: A Centennial Love Story,'' which is precisely what the title suggest. Alcott wrote the stories in 1875, the Centennial year of American Revolution's beginning, and have a strong theme of independence within romantic love.