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The Theory of the Leisure Class (Modern Library Classics)
Thorstein Veblen, Alan Wolfe
Rowan Hood: Outlaw Girl of Sherwood Forest - Nancy Springer After her greenwitch mother is killed by the local lord's men, Rosemary is left with no where to live. With just her half-wolf and a shoddy bow to protect her, Rosemary tramps to Sherwood Forest, where she hopes to find the notorious outlaw Robin Hood--her father. The beginning is particularly enchanting, with lots of earthy details about living off the land. The end is a little contrived (Ro and her small band of young misfits save Robin Hood with a song to distract the guards) but it's a solid story. And best of all, the Robin Hood herein matches my conception of Robin Hood, with twinkling eyes and a little too much brash trickery for his own good, and isn't one of those modern grim&gritty Robins.