Happy Homes & the Hearts That Make Them (Samuel Smiles). Originally printed in 1882. 5 stars! Barnes & Noble writes a great overview. Promotes such old-fashioned virtues as honor, duty, honesty, hard work. Old-fashioned, but needed more than ever in a modern world gone mad w/ corruption/superficiality. A must-have for families everywhere. inspiring practical wisdom that can make a real difference in the life of anyone who takes the time / care to put it into use.