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Jo's Boys (Puffin Classics) [Paperback]

By Louisa May Alcott (Author)
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Pages   368
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.6" Width: 5" Height: 0.8"
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2003
Publisher   Penguin Group USA
ISBN  0140367144  
EAN  9780140367140  

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Jo and Professor Bhaer arrange a reunion for the March family and the original twelve boys of Plumfield

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More About Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29, 1832, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson were family friends. Alcott wrote under various pseudonyms and only started using her own name when she was ready to commit to writing. Her novel "Little Women" gave Louisa May Alcott financial independence and a lifetime writing career. She died in 1888.

Early Life

Famed novelist Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29, 1832, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Alcott was a best-selling novelist of the late 1800s, and many of her works, most notably Little Women, remain popular today.

Alcott was taught by her father, Amos Bronson Alcott, until 1848, and studied informally with family friends such as Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Theodore Parker. Residing in Boston and Concord, Massachusetts, Alcott worked as a domestic servant and teacher, among other positions, to help support her family from 1850 to 1862. During the Civil War, she went to Washington, D.C. to work as a nurse.

Acclaimed Author

Unknown to most people, Louisa May Alcott had been publishing poems, short stories, thrillers, and juvenile tales since 1851, under the pen name Flora Fairfield. In 1862, she also adopted the pen name A.M. Barnard, and some of her melodramas were produced on Boston stages. But it was her account of her Civil War experiences, Hospital Sketches (1863), that confirmed Alcott's desire to be a serious writer. She began to publish stories under her real name in Atlantic Monthly and Lady's Companion, and took a brief trip to Europe in 1865 before becoming editor of a girls' magazine, Merry's Museum.

The great success of Little Women (1869–70) gave Alcott financial independence and created a demand for more books. Over the final years of her life, she turned out a steady stream of novels and short stories, mostly for young people and drawn directly from her family life. Her other books include Little Men (1871), Eight Cousins (1875) and Jo's Boys (1886). Alcott also tried her hand at adult novels, such as Work (1873) and A Modern Mephistopheles (1877), but these tales were not as popular as her other writings.

Louisa May Alcott lived in Germantown. Louisa May Alcott was born in 1832 and died in 1888.

Louisa May Alcott has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Aladdin Classics
  2. Annotated Books
  3. Bantam Classics
  4. Barnes & Noble Classics
  5. Classic Starts
  6. Classics for Young Readers
  7. Collins Classics
  8. Dover Children's Thrift Classics
  9. Dover Evergreen Classics
  10. Dover Thrift Editions
  11. Enriched Classics (Simon & Schuster)
  12. Everyman's Library Children's Classics
  13. Library of America
  14. Modern Library Classics (Paperback)
  15. Novel Journal
  16. Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)
  17. Paper Dolls
  18. Penguin Classics
  19. Penguin Threads
  20. Puffin Classics
  21. Puffin in Bloom
  22. Signet Classics
  23. Stepping Stone Book Classics
  24. Sterling Classics
  25. Viking Portable Library
  26. Vintage Classics

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love it  Jan 5, 2010
i really enjoyed this book, its a nice sequel to Little Women and Jo was my favorite, so im glad this book follows her in her journey... :-)
Happy ending to a pleasing series!  Jan 1, 2010
This is "book 3" if you will of LMA's "Little Women" series. I loved it and wish I'd read all 3 when I was a young girl. It's a bit on the "Women's Rights" wing, but being that the time of the book's writing, it is still a great read for all ages.
Excellent book for its purpose  Jul 6, 2009
While this book can be preachy at times and may seem extremely fluffy, it is written as a children's book and therefore must be filled with morals and life lessons to serve as a guide and teaching tool. It is also very amusing and a must-read for those who have the previous books in the Little Women saga. While reading, I found myself greatly interested in the fates of Jo's boys and girls and by the end of the book, the characters were as dear to me a Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. It is a pleasant book to read, all in all.

However, it does get crowded and bit confusing at times, so readers should have read 'Little Women' and 'Little Men' before reading this and be sure to keep track of the characters!
Bittersweet, yet satisfying conclusion  Nov 23, 2006
The third book of the series brings closure to Demi, Daisy, Teddy, Rob, Dan, Nat and many other characters as they embark upon their adult lives, ten years after the conclusion of "Little Men."

In addition, Alcott focuses more upon Josie, Bess and others who were mere tots in the previous books, and thus not as interesting as their older family and friends.

Before the novel's conclusion, Emil has faced a harrowing episode at sea, Ted has risked his brother's life, Dan has been confronted by the law, and more. But although Jo still worries over her flock and continues to moralize, she does come to the realization that there is only so much a mother can do, before letting her children go off into the world alone and trust that they will remember everything they've been taught.

While this book brings with it the characteristic bustle and color of the previous two, there is also a certain sadness. It's apparent that Plumfield reached its height during the years the Bhaers' children were small, and a certain emptiness rings throughout the pages. I felt almost as sad as though I were bidding farewell to real friends, never to see them again; but simultaneously, it's a sign of a true writer when someone can make you feel that way.
Little Men Plus Ten Years  Sep 23, 2006
If you liked Little Women and Little Men, you'll be rewarded for reading Jo's Boys because you'll find out what happened to Nat, Dan, Nan, Emil, Tom, Demi, Daisy, Bess, Jo, Meg, Amy and Laurie in another ten years.

Jo is transformed into a famous novelist who spends her time trying to hide from her public with little luck. It's quite humorous. Plumfield is now a college. Nat goes abroad for advanced training in music and learns other lessons better. Dan seeks to build a new world in the West and runs into the consequences of his quick temper. Emil has a most remarkable adventure on the high seas that will remind many of classic sailing tales in the 19th century. Nan is interested in medicine and little else. Demi turns out to be spoiled. Daisy is patiently waiting for her love to return.

By this time, Louisa May Alcott had become identified more closely with Women's Rights, and Jo's Boys is in some ways a tract piece to advance the cause of equal opportunity for women. I was struck by how modern many of the views are, although the way they are expressed is definitely from the 19th century.

She also takes herself more seriously as a writer and enriches the text with references that may not be familiar to many readers. That effect makes the book seem much less accessible.

But the same loving heart underlies this reunion. You just have to look past more language to find it.

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