The Story of a Bad Boy

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The Story of a Bad Boy
Story of a Bad Boy title page.jpg
First edition title page
Author Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Original title The Story of a Bad Boy
Country United States
Language English
Genre Semi-autobiographical novel
Publisher Fields, Osgood, & Co.
Publication date
1870
Media type Print

The Story of a Bad Boy is a book by Thomas Bailey Aldrich. It is based in part on his life as a boy in New Hampshire. The book is considered the first in the "bad boy" genre of literature. The story was first published in parts (serialization) in 1869 in the magazine Our Young Folks.[1] It was published in book form in 1870.

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  1. Goodman, Susan. Republic of Words: The Atlantic Monthly and Its Writers, 1857–1925. University Press of New England, 2011: 142. ISBN 978-1-58465-985-3

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