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Eight cousins,or, The Aunt-hill

Louisa May Alcott

Eight cousins,or, The Aunt-hill

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Published by Hart-Davis in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by Rodney Shackell.
The Physical Object
Pagination246p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22223139M

The entire book revolves around orphaned Rose, and how her Uncle Alec, a free-thinking doctor, rehabilitates her. He also insists that she read and study practical things, like math and Bacon's essays, instead of reading fairy tales. Which is fine, because wanting girls to be strong and self-sufficient is a wonderful thing. If for some reason your order has not arrived within 21 days please get in contact with us so that we can help you. Phebe wants to be educated, and Rose remembers this when she comes upon her trying to teach herself, pats her on the head though Phebe is older and sets up a play school because she is bored. Book is bowed and forward leaning.

The novel is semi-autobiographical, based on Hemingway's own experiences serving in the Italian campaigns during the war. But she is completely reliable. Age James Jamie : Jem and Jessie's youngest. At WOBUSA we are committed to minimising our environmental impact, all books logged were destined for landfil before we saved them, however the books we cannot save are recycled and turned into corrugated cardboard. She also makes friends with Phebe, her aunts' young housemaid, whose cheerful attitude in the face of poverty helps Rose to understand and value her own good fortune.

She has a good time at all, even gloomy childless widow Aunt Myra's, and finally comes home to make her choice. Louisa May Alcott Booklist Louisa May Alcott Message Board Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Eight Cousins Rose Campbell has been orphaned and must go live with her uncle, but luckily, she is now near numerous cousins and aunts to help her through this difficult time! Apologies if this happened, because human users outside of Germany who are making use of the eBooks or other site features should almost never be blocked. The entire book revolves around orphaned Rose, and how her Uncle Alec, a free-thinking doctor, rehabilitates her. We believe that it is a travesty to simply throw away a used book when there is nothing wrong with it - we believe in giving each book the chance of finding a new home. For example, in choosing Rose's wardrobe, Uncle Alec rejects current women's fashions such as corsetshigh heels, veils, and bustles in favor of less restrictive, healthier clothing.


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Eight cousins,or, The Aunt-hill book

If your IP address is shown by Maxmind to be outside of Germany and you were momentarily blocked, another issue is that some Web browsers erroneously cache the block. When Uncle Alec finally arrives, he goes against Aunt Plenty and the other Campbell women by allowing Rose to dress simply, stop taking her daily pills, begin eating hearty meals that don't include coffee and its ensuing headaches, and start to exercise daily.

Description The virtues of fresh air, exercise, wholesome food, and hard work are touted in every chapter. The thing that really kept me from enjoying the book though, was the racism.

What did you like best about this story? Drawings and pen marks to front pastedown and endpaper. For readers who enjoy stories rooted in family life, the Campbell clan offers a joyful vision of the many pleasures of being a treasured member of a close-knit, extended family.

Debby: Bad-tempered but good-hearted cook in Aunt Plenty's household. If you have any issues or concerns, please contact our customer service team within 60 days of purchase and they will be more than happy to help.

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Competitive in key when adding new titles each week, our books are always priced to sell. There were three favorites: Rose, the year-old heroine; Aunt Plenty, Rose's sixty-something great-aunt, and Pokey, a four-year-old little girl.

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Business seller information. Inhe was recognized by the Nobel Committee. The author lives in London, UK As the story opens, she is mourning the death of her father and awaiting with apprehension the arrival of her unknown guardian, Alec Campbell.

Hearing it narrated by an excellent voice talent greatly enhanced what was already a long-time love affair with this book.

Eight Cousins

If for some reason your order has not arrived within 21 days please get in contact with us so that we can help you. Contains black and white illustrations and colour plates. Louisa May Alcott Booklist Louisa May Alcott Message Board Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Eight Cousins The Aunt-hill book Campbell has been orphaned and must go live with her uncle, but luckily, she is now near numerous cousins and aunts to help her through this difficult time!

You may pay for your items using credit or debit cards or other payment methods, under the discretion of eBay. She speaks French fairly well, and is slightly vain as becomes apparent when her uncle wishes her to refrain from the wearing of tight belts around her waist. Age 6. Learn more about his creations Uncle Alec and he "fell out" because they loved the same woman."Eight Cousins, or The Aunt Hill" was published in by American novelist Louisa May Alcott.

It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden aunts, the matriarchs of her wealthy Boston family. The Paperback of the Eight Cousins: or, Aunt-Hill by Louisa May Alcott at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $ or more! Holiday Shipping Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help B&N Book of the Year B&N Book Club B&N Classics B&N Collectible Editions B&N Exclusives Boxed Sets Discover Great New Writers Signed Books Trend Shop. Left as an orphan after her father's death, Rose Campbell is sent to live at the "Aunt Hill" with her six aunts and seven rowdy boy cousins.

For someone who is used to a girls' boarding school, it all seems pretty overwhelming. Her guardian, Uncle Alec, makes her eat healthy things like oatmeal, and even tries to get her to give up her pretty dresses for drab, sensible clothes.

Will Rose ever. Eight Cousins Book Summary and Study Guide. Louisa May Alcott Booklist Louisa May Alcott Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Eight Cousins; Rose Campbell has been orphaned and must go live with her uncle, but luckily, she is now near numerous cousins and aunts to help her through this difficult time!

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Eight Cousins Book Summary and Study Guide

Reprinted, by permission, from the Saturday Review, Spectator, &c. "The books discussed in this volume are no less valuable than they are rare, and the compiler is entitled to the gratitude of the public for having rendered their treasures available to the general reader."—.

Dec 30,  · Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of Eight Cousins (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Or the Aunt Hill. Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience. All downloaded files are checked. EPUB: hildebrandsguld.com%().