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Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York with the bootblacks

by Horatio Alger, Jr.

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Published by Polyglot Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Shoe shiners -- Fiction,
    • Orphans -- Fiction,
    • Street children -- Fiction,
    • Conduct of life -- Fiction,
    • Friendship -- Fiction,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1865-1898 -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      Although he manages to make a living as a shoeshine boy in late-1860"s New York City, orphaned, fourteen-year-old Dick Hunter remains homeless and without many prospects until two new friends inspire him to better himself through education.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesRagged Dick, Street life in New York with the bootblacks
      StatementHoratio Alger, Jr.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesPolyglot Press Alger series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.A395 Ragao 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3405862M
      ISBN 101931927081
      LC Control Number2005021474

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His first major success came with the publication of his eighth novel, Ragged Dick in Other popular novels include Luck and Pluck (), Tattered Tom (), and Strive and Succeed (). Alger also wrote several adult novels, including A Fancy of Her's (first publihsed as The New Schoolma'am in ) and The Disagreeable Woman ()/5(25).

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Full Title: Ragged Dick: or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks; When Written: Where Written: New York City When Published: Literary Period: American Naturalism Genre: Bildungsroman, serial novel, novel, Setting: New York City Climax: Ragged Dick jumps into the East River to save a drowning boy.

Antagonist: Micky Maguire, Jim Travis. A quintessential boy?s novel of adventure, romance, and coming of age, Ragged Dick brings to life the drama and perils of living among other young outcasts in the crowded streets of lower. Ragged Dick: Or, Street Life in New York With the Bootblacks (Alger, Horatio, Works.) | Horatio Alger | download | B–OK.

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Ragged Dick; or, Street Life in New York with the Boot-Blacks. by Horatio Alger. THE LITERARY WORK. A novel set in New York City in the late s; published in SYNOPSIS.

A fourteen-year-old orphan transforms himself from a homeless boot-black into a “respectable” young man through a combination of self-reliance and the help of friends. Dick Hunter rises from life on the streets as a newsboy to become financially independent and his fortunes take a dramatic turn for the better when he rescues the drowning son of a successful 5/5(1).

Frank is the nephew of Mr. Whitney, a businessman in New York City whom Frank visits one is a student at an expensive boarding school in Barnton, Connecticut, where he studies the classics.

Frank and Mr. Whitney meet Ragged Dick on a street corner as the two try to decide what Frank ought to do with his day, as Mr. Whitney has business to which he must attend and can’t show Frank. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Ragged Dick, Or, Street Life in New York with the Boot-Blacks by Jr.

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Ragged Dick, children’s book by Horatio Alger, Jr., published serially in and in book form in Alternately titled Street Life in New York with the Bootblacks, the popular though formulaic story chronicles the successful rise of the title character from rags to respectability.

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at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.Ragged Dick Or, Street Life In New York With The Boot-Blacks Preface "Ragged Dick" was contributed as a serial story to the pages of the Schoolmate, a well-known juvenile magazine, during the year