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The Pretty Sister of Jose

(1915)
A novel by

 
It had taken him a long time, and it had cost him -Jose -much hard labor, to prepare for his aged grandmother and Pepita the tiny home outside Madrid, to which he at last brought them in great triumph one hot summer's day, when the very vine-leaves and orange-trees themselves were dusty. It had been a great undertaking for him in the first place, for he was a slow fellow -Jose; slow as he was dull and kind and faithful to Pepita and the grandmother. He had a body as big as an ox, and a heart as big as his body, but he was slow and dull in everything but one thing -that was his carpenter work. He was well enough at that, and more than well enough, for he had always had a fancy and a knack for it from the time when as a boy he had worked in his uncle's vineyards and tilled his fields and fed his beasts. His uncle had been counted a rich man among his neighbors, but when his sister and her husband died and left the two children, Jose and Pepita, penniless, and with no protector save himself and their grandmother, already an old woman, it was upon the grandmother that the burden fell, for he did nothing for them except to give them, grudgingly now and then, a few poor vegetables or a little fallen fruit. It is true that when Jose was old enough to labor in the fields he gave him work to do, but he paid him ill and treated him ill also, giving him poor food and harsh words, and often enough blows the poor lad did not deserve. So it came about that while he was at his work Jose fell into the way of planning to escape from all this, and make another home for himself and his pretty child-sister and the old woman.

 

Hardback Editions

September 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Pretty Sister Of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-163-53857-4 / 978-1-163-53857-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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June 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-110-57965-9 / 978-1-110-57965-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioLife
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February 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jos
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-103-45307-6 / 978-1-103-45307-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioLife
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July 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Pretty Sister Of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 0-548-23718-2 / 978-0-548-23718-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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Paperback Editions

September 2017 : Australia Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett, C S Reinhart
ISBN: 0-649-67897-4 / 978-0-649-67897-6 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Trieste Publishing
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April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-331-55241-9 / 978-1-331-55241-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Forgotten Books
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December 2015 : Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister Of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-5197-5922-3 / 978-1-5197-5922-1
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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July 2015 : Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-5152-1809-0 / 978-1-5152-1809-8
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July 2015 : Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister Of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-5152-5970-6 / 978-1-5152-5970-1
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September 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Francis Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-4991-0344-1 / 978-1-4991-0344-1 (USA edition)
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July 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-5005-8609-9 / 978-1-5005-8609-6 (USA edition)
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July 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister Of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-5004-9646-4 / 978-1-5004-9646-3 (USA edition)
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April 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-4975-8816-2 / 978-1-4975-8816-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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January 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-4949-7168-2 / 978-1-4949-7168-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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June 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-4905-5381-9 / 978-1-4905-5381-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Createspace
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December 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister Of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-4818-7377-6 / 978-1-4818-7377-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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September 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister Of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-163-26046-0 / 978-1-163-26046-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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September 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The pretty sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-171-72412-8 / 978-1-171-72412-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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April 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-148-30174-7 / 978-1-148-30174-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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February 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-145-24654-0 / 978-1-145-24654-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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February 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-144-98413-0 / 978-1-144-98413-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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January 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-141-59886-8 / 978-1-141-59886-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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December 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-141-05395-0 / 978-1-141-05395-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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July 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose: -1889
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-112-28878-3 / 978-1-112-28878-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Cornell University Library
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June 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jos
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-110-57964-0 / 978-1-110-57964-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioLife
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June 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-110-57962-4 / 978-1-110-57962-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
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June 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-110-57963-2 / 978-1-110-57963-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
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February 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jos
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-103-45305-X / 978-1-103-45305-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioLife
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February 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-103-45301-7 / 978-1-103-45301-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
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February 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-103-45303-3 / 978-1-103-45303-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
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January 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press)
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-4099-2648-6 / 978-1-4099-2648-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dodo Press
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June 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Pretty Sister Of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN: 1-4326-3830-0 / 978-1-4326-3830-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
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Kindle Editions

March 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: Frances Hodgson Burnett
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June 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Pretty Sister Of Jose (Illustrated)
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: @AnnieRoseBooks
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December 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Pretty Sister of Jose
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: Kypros Press
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October 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Pretty Sister Of Jose: 1889
Author(s): Frances Hodgson Burnett
Publisher: Trajectory Classics
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