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Ragged Dick: Or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks


Book Description
A plucky street boy who smokes, gambles, and speaks ungrammatically, Dick is also honest and hardworking. A quintessential novel of adventure, romance, and coming-of-age, it is also an exhilarating tale of one boy's metamorphosis from dirty street urchin to gentleman. Although many scoff at his work today, Horatio Alger Jr. remains the quintessential boys' author of the 19th century. "Ragged Dick"... More
Book Information
PublisherReadaClassic.com
BindingPaperback (24 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages130
ISBN-10161104491X
ISBN-13978-1611044911
Publication Date02/08/2011
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About Horatio Alger (Author) : Born in Revere, Massachusetts, January 13, 1832, Horatio Alger, Jr., grew up in a Calvinist home with a strong focus on education and religion. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard Divinity School... more
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