Alger Is The Original Rags To Riches Guy, Often Credited With Inventing The Strive And Succeed Spirit That Inspired Boys To Work Hard And Advance Themselves In Order To Achieve The American Dream This Theme Resonates Throughout His Numerous Writings When His Father Dies Suddenly, Frank Kavanaugh Is Forced To Live With His Uncle And Aunt Unwilling To Support Frank, His Uncle Urges Him To Move Out Frank Decides To Move To New York City Where He Works In A Variety Of Positions, Eventually Becoming A Telegraph Boy On One Of His Assignments He Is Asked To Work As An Errand Boy For An Importer The Importer Knows That One Of His Employees Is Stealing Large Amounts Of Money From Him Frank S Assignment Is To Learn The Identity Of The Thief Frank Does His Best To Solve This Mystery, And Along The Way Receives A Gift That Will Impact His Life Immensely See Other Titles By This Author Available From Kessinger Publishing
Horatio Alger, Jr January 13, 1832 July 18, 1899 was a prolific 19th century American author, most famous for his novels following the adventures of bootblacks, newsboys, peddlers, buskers, and other impoverished children in their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of respectable middle class security and comfort His novels about boys who succeed under the tutelage of older mentors were h
- The Telegraph Boy; or, Making His Way in New York
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