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Ragged Dick

Horatio Alger, Jr.

Ragged Dick

and Mark, the match boy

by Horatio Alger, Jr.

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Published by Scribner Paperback Fiction in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesRagged Dick ; and Mark, the match boy, Mark, the match boy
StatementHoratio Alger, Jr. ; with a new introduction by Rychard Fink
The Physical Object
Pagination382 p. ;
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16981336M
ISBN 100684842904
OCLC/WorldCa40861509

Ragged Dick by Horatio Alger. Ragged Dick; or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks () was Alger's most popular novel, following the popular serialized version published in Student and Schoolmate in His most popular "rags-to-riches" story, what became an iconic symbol of "the American Dream," is a lesson to encourage young man to apply themselves to . Need help with Chapter 1: Ragged Dick Is Introduced to the Reader in Horatio Alger's Ragged Dick: Or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks? Check out our revolutionary side-by-side summary and analysis.

  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.   Ragged Dick was the first in this niche, and follows the adventures of Dick Hunter, a ragged bootblack as he makes the decision to "grow up 'spectable", and how he goes about achieving his goals.

  "Ragged Dick" was contributed as a serial story to the pages of the Schoolmate, a well-known juvenile magazine, during the year While in course of publication, it was received with so many evidences of favor that it has been rewritten and considerably enlarged, and is now presented to the public as the first volume of a series intended to illustrate the life /5(3). Ragged Dick by Horatio Alger. 4,, members ⚫ 1,, ebooks. New to ?


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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.

Published init promotes the values of hard work, thrift, honesty, integrity, and bravery. Alger paints his story in bright colors: the novel swirls with shops, crowds, and a range of characters /5(36). "Ragged Dick"; or," Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks" is a novel by Horatio Alger, Jr.

It was first serialized in "The Student and Schoolmate" inand released as a full length novel in May It was the first volume in the six volume Ragged Dick Series, and became Alger's Ragged Dick book bestseller/5. 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. Horatio Alger. 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, New York: Street and Smith Corporation, Reprint of original text Hero Ragged Dick is a homeless fourteen-year-old bootblack, known to be an honest young man.

He is generous and industrious, but he is a physiognomy is noted: he is a good-looking boy that appears aristocratic with a frank and open face. One day a patron, Mr. Whitney, puts. Ragged Dick () Horatio Alger The New York City of the midth century was an awful place for many of its inhabitants.

Areas such as Five Points (setting for the movie Gangs of New York) were dangerous and filthy, filled with abandoned or neglected slept outside at night, and most wore assemblages of badly-fitting 'ragged' clothes.

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It was published in parts (serialization) in the magazine Student and Schoolmate in It was then published as a book in by A. Loring of Boston, was the first of six books in the Ragged Dick series. It was Alger's bestselling : Horatio Alger, Jr.

The book became the first volume of six that make up Alger’s Ragged Dick series, his most successful work. The story follows the path of a poor bootblack as he works his way into the middle class in New York City during the nineteenth century.

The basic plot which deals with class assimilation became a recurring theme in Alger’s books. Ragged Dick was the first in this niche, and follows the adventures of Dick Hunter, a ragged bootblack as he makes the decision to “grow up ’spectable”, and how he goes about achieving his goals through the help of his friends, his inherent honesty, and his belief in hard work and study.

(Summary by Alice). The Complete Ragged Dick Series book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. All 6 volumes of the Ragged Dick series. Ragged Dick /5.

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Page 1 of 4. More Books. It was hinted at the close of the last chapter that Dick was destined to be disagreeably surprised on reaching home.

About Ragged Dick “[Alger] was an utterly American artist and the truth of his books is the truth of the power of the wish Alger was perhaps American capitalism’s greatest and most effective propagandist.”–Richard Wright.

Introduction by David K. Shipler. RAGGED DICK; OR, STREET LIFE IN NEW YORK WITH THE BOOT-BLACKS. BY HORATIO ALGER JR. To Joseph W. Allen, at whose suggestion this story was undertaken, it is inscribed with friendly regard.

PREFACE "Ragged Dick" was contributed as a serial story to the pages of the Schoolmate, a well-known juvenile magazine, during the year File Size: KB. Hardcover. First edition.

pages. 18 x 12 cm. This copy with ad leaf and Dick standing alone with his boot-blacking box: later issues have image of four street boys. Ad leaf here contains two titles in the "Ragged Dick Series," plus three in "Campaign Series.". Ragged Dick Questions and Answers.

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