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Struggling Upward and other works

Struggling Upward and other works

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Published by Crown Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English


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An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Struggling upward, or, Luke Larkin's luck Item Preview Openlibrary_work OLW Page-progression lr Pages Ppi Scandate Struggling Upward, published nearly thirty years later, followed the same time-tested formulas, and despite critical indifference it, too, had mass appeal. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world/5(6).

  Burton spent weeks struggling upward, always upward, and when he at last reached the summit, satisfied that he had reached either New Heights or . Nothing is ever easy for edition of the book contains the four original illustrations, rejuvenated, and six additional place-, time-, and subject-relevant iconic illustrations that are unique to this edition of the o Alger, Jr. (Janu – J ) was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known.

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Struggling Upward And Other Works Struggling Upward and other works book Alger, Horatio and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Author: Horatio Alger Jr.

Struggling Upward & Other Works. Title: Struggling Upward & Other Works. Year of publication: We appreciate the impact a good book can have.

We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used books are out there - Seller Rating: % positive. OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, facsimile ; 22 cm: Contents: Struggling upward, or, Luke Larkin's luck --Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York --Phil, the fiddler, or, The young street musician --Jed, the poorhouse boy --Publisher's note and list of Alger titles (p.

).Other Titles. Struggling Upward, Or, Luke Larkin's Luck book. There is little to say about this book other than that it is terrible and I couldn't stop reading it. flag 2 likes Like see review. he will be reduced to poverty at some point and will have to work his way back up the ladder. The boy hero of each book is, of course, /5.

Struggling upward, or Luke Larkin's luck --Ragged Dick, or, Street life in New York --Phil, the fiddler, or, The young street musician --Jed, the poorhouse boy.

Responsibility: by Horatio Alger, Jr. ; with an introduction by Russel Crouse. Struggling upward: and other works by Horatio Alger, Russel Crouse starting at $ Struggling upward: and other works has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Struggling upward: or, Luke Larkin's luck by Horatio Alger, Jr.; 13 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Conduct of life, Children's stories, American. STRUGGLING UPWARD AND OTHER WORKS —Horatio Alger Jr.—Crown Publishers ($3). Nothing recedes like success. In the field of juvenile literature, Horatio Alger Jr., four of whose novels have just been reissued in this volume, was once regarded as the most successful writer who ever lived.

Looking for books by Horatio Alger Jr. See all books authored by Horatio Alger Jr., including Ragged Dick, and Ragged Dick and Struggling Upward (Works of Horatio Alger Jr.), and more on Like his heroes, Alger rose to the top by chance, coincidence, and hard hero of Ragged Dick is a veritable "diamond in the rough"—as innately virtuous as he is streetwise and cocky.

Immediately popular with young readers, the novel also appealed to parents, who repsonded to its colorful espousal of the Protestant ethic. Struggling Upward. I had heard so much about Horatio Algier Jr., but never took to the time to read any of his stories.

Ragged Dick and Struggling Upward are two novelettes that teach Algier's recurring theme that honesty and hard work will always pay. Yes, the stories are overly simplistic, but they are refreshing and make for a good wholesome s: A year-old orphan named Richard Hunter, known to all as Ragged Dick, works for his living on the streets of New York.

He shines and polishes the shoes of people who pass by. But despite his honesty, initiative and hard work, he almost always sits without a penny in his pocket because he habitually spends his earnings as soon as he gets them.

Ragged Dick; or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks is a Bildungsroman by Horatio Alger Jr., which was serialized in Student and Schoolmate in and expanded for publication as a full-length novel in May by the publisher A.

was the first volume in the six-volume Ragged Dick Series and became Alger's best-selling work. The tale follows a poor bootblack's rise to.

Finished Ragged Dick, starting Struggling Upward. Have been reading the complete works of Louisa May Alcott, and saw the Horatio Alger at Title Wave and realized it was the male equivalent. I've been enjoying the Quaker undertones, the pull yourself up, keep cheerful, work hard, do good messages/5(22).

Other publishers include G. Carleton, J. Oglivie, John Anderson who published the biographies, A. Burt, Frank Munsey, Penn Publishing, and Street & Smith. Donahue and the New York Book Company published inexpensive paperback reprints by the thousands.

It is believed there were at least 60 publishers releasing Alger. Horatio Alger Jr., author of Ragged Dick: Street Life in New York with the Boot-Blacks, on LibraryThing. He wrote mainly children's books about boys and girls who rise from rags to riches through hard work and faith in the American dream.

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 ().Reviews: About Ragged Dick and Struggling Upward. From the ’s through the s, Horatio Alger wrote hundreds of novels to teach young boys the merits of honesty, hard work, and cheerfulness in.

New York: New York Book Company, Struggling Upward. This book is in fair condition, with some wear, aging, or damage; the spine is loose in the binding, and there is light foxing on the text block. The book is intact, and the text legible and clear. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.

12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Read more. Getting a struggling reader to pick up a book can be tough. But choosing books that capture kids’ imagination and match their reading skills can make all the difference. Here, members of the Understood Community share the titles that grabbed their young readers!.

We have more books available by this author![1] pp. A young adult novel by the author of numerous 'rag to riches' stories in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of Alger's works were released in pulp paperback editions from to ABOUT THE AUTHOR: "Horatio Alger, Jr.

(Janu Seller Inventory #   Thank you. Horatio Alger ( - ) was one of the most influential American authors of the 19th century, who wrote Struggling Upward; or, Luke Larkin's Luck.A prolific author, he wrote more than a hundred books on the same theme: that honesty, cheerfulness, virtue, thrift, and hard work would be rewarded with can be credited with helping to create an uniquely American .Struggling Upward and Other Works.

New York, Bonanza Books, (ISBN: none) 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ tall, Hard Cover Good+/Good. Book, /First Edition This book contains four stories. The text has brown boards with gilt lettering. The book has a hint of shelf wear.

An owner wrote their name and date on the first front blank end page.