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Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with boot blacks : an authoritative text, contexts, criticism

Author: Horatio Alger, Jr.; Hildegard Hoeller
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2008.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An annotated edition of Horatio Alger's 1868 novel, which follows a poor shoeshine boy as he overcomes his life of poverty on the streets of lower Manhattan through honesty and hard work, and includes critical essays and reviews of the text, a chronology of the author's life and works, a select bibliography, and other resources.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alger, Horatio, 1832-1899.
Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with boot blacks.
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2008
(OCoLC)818121476
Named Person: Horatio Alger, Jr.; Horatio Alger; Horatio Alger; Horatio Alger
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Horatio Alger, Jr.; Hildegard Hoeller
ISBN: 9780393925890 0393925897
OCLC Number: 78773890
Description: xii, 281 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Friar Anselmo ; Are my boys real? / Horatio Alger, Jr. --
Advice from Horation Alger, Jr., / Edward G. Alcorn --
New York and its people / F.J. Ottarson --
Street children / James D. McCabe, Jr. --
Outcast cihldren / Edward Crapsey --
Homeless boys / Charles Loring Brace.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Other Titles: Ragged Dick
Ragged Dick
Street life in New York with boot blacks
Responsibility: Horatio Alger, Jr. ; edited by Hildegard Hoeller.
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Ragged Dick; or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks is arguably the best known of Horatio Alger's American rags-to-riches stories.  Read more...

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