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Horatio Alger, or, The American hero era.

Author: Ralph D Gardner
Publisher: Mendota, Ill., Wayside Press [1964]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gardner, Ralph D., 1923-
Horatio Alger, or, The American hero era.
Mendota, Illinois : Wayside Press 1964
(OCoLC)568546839
Named Person: Horatio Alger, Jr.; Horatio Alger; Horatio Alger, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph D Gardner
OCLC Number: 614729
Description: 505 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: "Dear Adams" --
The Algers of Bridgewater --
The new parson --
Christmas at the Fenno's --
Chelsea days --
The parson's debts --
A new home in Marlborough --
In summertime --
The philologians --
Harvard days --
The strange disappearance of Dr. Parkman --
The class of '52 --
After graduation --
Politics and problems --
A trip abroad --
Civil War days --
A visitor in New York --
The call --
Cape Cod days --
Ragged Dick --
Fame and fortune --
Phil the fiddler --
The busy, happy years --
Home again --
Strive and succeed --
The end of an era. The Wonderful World of Horatio Alger's Heroes. From moral tales to dime novels to Alger --
The American hero era --
The road to prosperity --
Not great, but durable writing. Trials and Triumphs of an Alger Collector. Where are they now? --
Many titles, many editions --
The Stratemeyer Algers --
Pen-names, ghosts and confusion --
What are they worth? --
Some terms explained --
The bibliography of Alger's works --
In appreciation.
Other Titles: American hero era.

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