It is rather astonishing to read that "Because of this abandonment of his earlier work, his writings are often forgotten today." The truth is that he had an agenda and created faux histories to ... Read More
Ragged Dick or Street Life in New York with the Boot-Blacks
This sweet tale of a poor but honest bootblack, Dick, and his relentless pursuit of "respectability" is the first of several books that Horatio Alger wrote in his attempt to prove that all boys - ... Read More
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