Horatio Alger created youthful heroes whose persistence and pluck triumphed over enormous odds, often having to educate themselves by a flickering candle and late at night. Readers could identify with the challenges of self-education in a society where only a few had advantages. Mark Mason is one of the most appealing of the Alger success stories, a classic of Americana.
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.38(d)|
About the Author
Dr. Wallace Boston is President of the American Public University System, which includes American Military University and American Public University, and which has a student enrollment of over 120,000. A graduate of Duke, he earned his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania and is a prominent spokesman for making education more accessible and open to all.