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The Baron's Gloves [Hardcover]

By Louisa May Alcott (Author)
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Two rather young women, Amy and Helen, travelling with an older uncle, are doing the 'tour' of Europe, and are supposedly soaking up education but secretly yearning for adventures and romance.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Thomas Nelson
Pages   132
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.48" Width: 5.12" Height: 0.71"
Weight:   0.44 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Oct 31, 2005
Publisher   Thomas Nelson
ISBN  1404186166  
ISBN13  9781404186163  
UPC  023755017765  

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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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Reviews - What do customers think about The Baron's Gloves?

a treasure!  Jan 11, 2009
this is a little masterpiece.
for the greatest part it is a romance with a touch of adventure, and a great one at that. but i really think there is more to it than just that.
by the end, the author has managed to draw us into the characters and show us how friendship ,or a simple flirtation can slowly turn into tender, fierce, true love. i loved this book for it.
i hope you can find this little diamond and can see the meaning of true affection between a boy and a girl for yourselves.

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