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Ragged Dick

Ragged Dick( )
Author: Alger, Horatio
ISBN:978-1-4922-1261-4
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.99
Book Description:

Fourteen-year-old Dick Hunter lives on the streets of New York in the 1860s. His parents are dead, and he has been on his own since the age of seven. He shines shoes to earn a living. He sleeps in boxes. He jokes about having a mansion on Fifth Avenue and about owning shares of Erie Railroad stock. But he cannot imagine ever being more than a bootblack who spends every cent he earns and lives hand-to-mouth--until by chance he meets Frank Whitney. Ragged Dick; or, Street Life in New...
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Pages:130
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.3 Inches
Book Weight:0.56 Pounds
Author Biography
Alger, Horatio (Author)
Horatio Alger was born in Massachusetts in 1832. He was a graduate of Harvard University.

He was considered one of the most renown writers of the 19th Century. His protagonists were usually young boys who struggled from poverty to achieve success in life. He wrote over 100 books with that theme. His titles include "Ragged Dick," "Adrift in New York," 'Sink or Swim," and "The Odds Against Him," "Rough and Ready,"Sam's Chance,"and "Paul the Peddler."

Alger died in 1899.

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