Little Women, Little Men, Jos Boys by Louisa May AlcottLittle Women, Good Wives, Little Men and Jos Boys are a series of novels by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888). The books are loosely based on the authors childhood experiences with her three sisters. The novels are classics - the publisher unable to keep up with the demand when the first book in the series was published. Themes of romance, family drama, gender constraints and the validation of virtue over wealth are explored in these timeless stories.
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Little Women, Little Men, Jo's Boys
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Feb 17, ISBN From the incidents of her own remarkable childhood, Louisa May Alcott fashioned a trilogy of novels that catapulted her to fame and fortune and that remain among the most beloved works in all of American literature. Here, in an authoritative single-volume edition, is the complete series. Little Men follows Jo, now married, into adulthood, as she finds herself the caretaker of a houseful of rambunctious children at Plumfield School. The Library of America series includes more than volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1, pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries. Hardcover —. Add to Cart.
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The novel recounts six months in the life of the students at Plumfield, a school run by Professor Friedrich and Mrs. Josephine Bhaer. The idea of the school is first suggested at the very end of Good Wives , when Jo inherited the estate from her Aunt March. The story begins with the arrival of Nathaniel Blake , a shy young orphan who used to earn a living playing the violin. We are introduced to the majority of the characters through his eyes. There are ten boys at the school already; Nat, and later his friend Daniel Kean joins them, and soon after Nan Harding arrives as companion for Daisy Brooke , the only girl.