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Now or Never; Or the Adventures of Bobby Bright: A Story for Young Folks

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This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature. Kessinger ...more
Hardcover, 268 pages
Published September 10th 2010 by Kessinger Publishing (first published 1856)
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Vaughn Ohlman
Jun 02, 2014 Vaughn Ohlman rated it really liked it
Oliver Optic is not today's kind of author. His story's not only have morals, but they have morals repeated on practically every page and by practically every character. And the good characters are very good, and the bad characters... well, even the bad characters aren't that bad. They have more honor in their little finger than the average character in, say, `Twilight' or `Ella Enchanted'.
Not all of the morals are ones that moderns might agree with, either. Obedience versus having fun?
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Super cute! I would definitely read this to my child if I had one.
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"Oliver Optic" was the pen name of William Taylor Adams, a Massachusetts schoolteacher whose magazines and stories for children reached a very wide audience from the 1850s through the turn of the twentieth century.
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