This sequel to Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and Little Men chronicles the return of the classmates of Plumfield, Jo's school for boys. Readers reencounter Nat, the orphaned street musician, now a conservatory student; restless Dan, back from the gold mines of California; business-minded Tom; and other old friends. Treasured for their sensitive and sympathetic portrayals of young adults, Louisa May Alcott's novels have delighted generations of readers of all ages.
This sequel to Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, Little Men, and other beloved books continues the heartwarming story of the careers and marriages of the March sisters' children and their schoolmates. In welcoming back former students to Plumfield, a school for boys, Jo and her husband Professor Bhaer learn that Nat, the orphaned street musician, has become a music student in nearby Boston; business-minded Tommy is studying medicine; Dan, a troubled but good-hearted boy, is still restless, having tried sheep ranching in Australia and gold mining in California. Now grown up and widely scattered, the original "little men" still remain "Jo's boys." Dover's complete and unabridged edition of this delightful tale promises to captivate new generations of readers and delight Alcott fans of all ages.