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A Great Task of Happiness The Life of Kathleen Scott By Louisa Young
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First published in 1995 by Macmillan, this is the biography of Kathleen Scott, written by her granddaughter the novelist Louisa Young, author of My Dear I Wanted to Tell You (Harper Collins). Famous... More > for being Captain Scott of the Antarctic's widow, Kathleen was also a talented professional sculptor who studied in Paris with Rodin. She led a very adventurous and unusual life for a woman of her time, and made friends with people as diverse as Bernard Shaw, Fritjof Nansen, the WW1 Prime Minister Herbert Asquith and dancer Isadora Duncan. Her sons were Sir Peter Scott the naturalist and writer, and politician Wayland Young, Lord Kennet. The biography is based on diaries Kathleen started in 1910 for Scott to read on his return; after his death she continued writing them, covering politics, exploration, art and her friends and family. 2012 is the 100th anniversary of Scott's last expedition, and this new and revised edition is published in celebration. The Times described the book as 'an enthralling life'.< Less
Tall Tails/Tales Of Louisa's Ginger Nuts By Peter Brighouse
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The adventures of the Ginger Nuts are described in the following way: No 1 - Here Come The Ginger Nuts - in which Tigtoes, Squimps and Mopprag are introduced and fun is had with the frogs in the... More > pond whereas the sparrows and bluetits cause Squimps to take an early bath! No 2 - More Fun with the Ginger Nuts - in which Captain Bullpuss and Hedgedog feature and where Squimps exchanges ideas for recipes with his friends! No 3 - Young Mistress and the Ginger Nuts - Louisa was never really like this, but her natural humorous assertiveness gave me the idea!< Less
An Old-Fashioned Girl: A Young Country Woman’s Struggle to Find Acceptance and Belonging in the Urban Culture of Victorian America By Louisa May Alcott
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The famous sentimental novel by Louisa May Alcott is published here without abridgment; it follows the adventures of Polly Milton, a country girl who discovers the opulence of urban life. Alcott's... More > book is something of a coming-of-age tale, as we join the fourteen year old Polly during her journey to the family of Fanny Shaw, one of her best friends. Raised in the countryside, Polly has previously only seen the rural life and is accustomed to the raising of livestock and the slow pace of life the country is known for. Arriving in the city, Polly is shocked by the affluence of her surroundings. She is taken aback by the numerous towering buildings, bustling streets, people in fashionable dress and fancy decor, and their fanciful habits. Although she makes a return visit each year, Polly is excluded from the Shaws' social circle on account of her manners, which her urbanized counterparts think quaint and "countrified".< Less
An Old-Fashioned Girl: A Young Country Woman’s Struggle to Find Acceptance and Belonging in the Urban Culture of Victorian America (Hardcover) By Louisa May Alcott
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The famous sentimental novel by Louisa May Alcott is published here without abridgment; it follows the adventures of Polly Milton, a country girl who discovers the opulence of urban life. Alcott's... More > book is something of a coming-of-age tale, as we join the fourteen year old Polly during her journey to the family of Fanny Shaw, one of her best friends. Raised in the countryside, Polly has previously only seen the rural life and is accustomed to the raising of livestock and the slow pace of life the country is known for. Arriving in the city, Polly is shocked by the affluence of her surroundings. She is taken aback by the numerous towering buildings, bustling streets, people in fashionable dress and fancy decor, and their fanciful habits. Although she makes a return visit each year, Polly is excluded from the Shaws' social circle on account of her manners, which her urbanized counterparts think quaint and "countrified".< Less
Little women By Louisa Alcott
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What woman of my generation did not grow up with Little women, even whie reading with scepticism ( well, we NEEDED to hone our critical senses,and historical perspective): where better than with ths... More > well -written and thoughtful text. And now it's making a come-back! CALLENDER CLASSIC REPRINTS< Less
JO'S BOYS By Louisa Alcott
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Jo’s Boys is the third book in the Little Women trilogy by Louisa May Alcott, published in 1886. In it, Jo’s “children”, now grown, are caught up in real world troubles. All... More > three books – although fiction – are highly autobiographical and describe characters that were really in Alcott’s life. This book contains romance as the childhood playmates become flirtatious young men and women. The characters are growing up, going out into the world and deciding their futures.< Less
JO'S BOYS By Louisa Alcott
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Jo’s Boys is the third book in the Little Women trilogy by Louisa May Alcott, published in 1886. In it, Jo’s “children”, now grown, are caught up in real world troubles. All... More > three books – although fiction – are highly autobiographical and describe characters that were really in Alcott’s life. This book contains romance as the childhood playmates become flirtatious young men and women. The characters are growing up, going out into the world and deciding their futures.< Less
Lord Hal's Secret Rescuer By Louisa Pretty
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Cavalry officer, Lord Hal, is seriously wounded in his soul as much as in his body. He is rescued by a most unconventional young woman, a veritable blue-stocking, with a problem of her own. Soon,... More > however, what looks like a perfect answer for both of them turns into something much more complicated, as it becomes obvious that the terrible legacy of his family and upbringing cannot be so easily dealt with.< Less
Moods By Louisa May Alcott
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Moods for Moderns was a power pop band from Detroit, Michigan, featuring Nathan Beale (guitar, vox), Ben Force (bass, vocals), and Dave Shettler (percussion, synthesizers, vocals).Named after an... More > Elvis Costello song from Armed Forces, Moods for Moderns were a Detroit area band with a mix of psychedelic, mod, bubblegum, and power pop influences. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moods_for_Moderns Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Louisa May Alcott (/ˈɔːlkət, -kɒt/; November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) and its sequels Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisa_May_Alcott< Less
Little Men By Louisa May Alcott
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Follow the life of Jo Bhaer and the students of the Plumfield Estate School that she runs with her husband. The mischievous children whom she loves and cares for as her own learn valuable lessons as... More > they become proper gentlemen and ladies.< Less

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