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the little woman

One's wife. John might be coming camping with us this weekend, but he has to run it by the little woman first.
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Swicord says she gets the grumbling and, in a way, she's flattered by people saying that no-one could improve on the Little Women movie she wrote, the movie that sported a superbly cast ensemble featuring Winona Ryder, Claire Danes, Trini Alvarado, Kirsten Dunst and Samantha Burrows as the March sisters (Dunst and Burrows played Amy at different ages); Christian Bale as the crush-worthy boy next door, Laurie; and Susan Sarandon as the strong, understanding mother, Marmee.
Swicord says she gets the grumbling and, in a way, she's flattered by people saying that no one could improve on the Little Women movie she wrote, the movie that sported a superbly cast ensemble featuring Winona Ryder, Claire Danes, Trini Alvarado, Kirsten Dunst and Samantha Burrows as the March sisters (Dunst and Burrows played Amy at different ages); Christian Bale as the crush-worthy boy next door, Laurie; and Susan Sarandon as the strong, understanding mother, Marmee.
Lined with blue silk as daintily as a lady's workbasket, with a pretty lad in Greek costume on the perch behind, drawn by snow-white ponies in silver-plated harness with blue favors on their spirited little heads, and driven by a beautiful woman whose dress of blue velvet and ermine completed the charming effect, it was no wonder that many eyes followed it and more than one party of gentlemen paused to examine and admire, (46) The opening of the Little Women chapter "New Impressions," in which Laurie is to have a new impression of Amy and she of him, is nearly identical.
THE LITTLE WOMEN LETTERS by Gabrielle donnelly (michael Joseph pounds 6.99) ***
With Paris Hilton in prison and Lily Allen threatening another spell in rehab it seems the little women of today are struggling to grow up.
Deciding a spot of retail therapy was the perfect antidote to the trial, the Little Women star hit Macy's in LA.