Cast Upon the Breakers by Horatio Alger

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Well good by Rodney! I leave school tomorrow. I am going to learn a trade.

About Horatio Alger

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Horatio Alger was born in Massachusetts in 1832. He was a graduate of Harvard University. He was considered one of the most renown writers of the 19th Century. His protagonists were usually young boys who struggled from poverty to achieve success in life. He wrote over 100 books with that theme. His titles include "Ragged Dick," "Adrift in New York," 'Sink or Swim," and "The Odds Against Him," "Rough and Ready,"Sam's Chance,"and "Paul the Peddler." Alger died in 1899.
Published January 1, 1974 by Doubleday & Company. 258 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference. Fiction

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Between the first chapter ("". . . there remains but enough to pay. . . your school bills, leaving you penniless"") and the last (""I am worth seventy five thousand dollars in money besides being owner of a large mining property in Montana"")

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