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Horatio Alger Jr.
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Dan, the newsboy

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Nook, 296 pages
Published by A. L. Burt (first published 1893)
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Crystal
Sep 12, 2011 Crystal rated it it was ok
It is by no means a great work of literature, but interesting to read from a historical point of view. Horatio Alger tells the story of young boy from New York, thrust into the heart of poverty, but who makes his way up in the world through a combination of pluck and luck. Mostly luck. Although Dan does a good job of acting a gentleman and not wasting the money he comes across, fortune is practically dumped on his luck by several overly generous strangers who seem to take a liking to him out of ...more
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Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author, most famous for his novels following the adventures of bootblacks, newsboys, peddlers, buskers, and other impoverished children in their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of respectable middle-class security and comfort. His novels about boys who succeed under the tutelage of older mentors were ...more
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