The Collected Works of Horatio Alger, Volume I: 1864-1874 [NOOK Book]

The Collected Works of Horatio Alger, Volume I: 1864-1874

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Overview

THE COLLECTED WORKS OF HORATIO ALGER VOLUME I contains fifteen complete "rags-to-riches" stories by Horatio Alger, Jr., the originator of the 'boy's novels' genre. This collection is DRM free and includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.

• Frank’s Campaign
• Paul Prescott’s Charge
• Ragged Dick
• Fame and Fortune
• Mark the Match Boy
• Struggling Upward
• Ben the Luggage Boy
• Rufus and Rose
• Paul the Peddler
• Phil the Fiddler
• Slow and Sure
• Bound to Rise
• Try and Trust
• Brave and Bold
• Risen from the Ranks
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013870604
  • Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
  • Publication date: 12/21/2011
  • Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,188,199
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Horatio Alger, Jr. (1832-1899) was an American writer best known for his "rags to riches" stories of young boys rising from poverty to respectable middle-class lives through thrift, industry, hard work, and determination. Born in Massachusetts, Alger attended Harvard and worked as an editor and educator before graduating divinity school in 1860. He became a Unitarian minister in 1864 but left under a cloud two years later, accused of sexual misconduct. After moving to New York, Alger found lasting success as a writer of novels for young boys. While formulaic, the novels were extremely popular during the closing decades of the 19th century.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2012

    Anonymous on September 23 2013

    This I a great sieries for boys, but I'm a girl and still LOVE it sooooooo much!!!! I have read the first one too! Totaly reccomend. Get it!

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