Adrift in New York (Illustrated): Tom and Florence Braving the World by Horatio Alger, Jr.

Adrift in New York (Illustrated): Tom and Florence Braving the World

byHoratio Alger, Jr.

Kobo ebook | October 24, 2015

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John Linden is a very wealthy man. The people who should inherit his property are his nephew, Curtis Waring, his niece Florence Linden, and his long lost son – if alive. John thinks it would be best if Florence and Curtis were married, and makes it a requirement if Florence wishes to have any of the property.

A boy named Dodger was sent to steal one of the wills of John Linden so that Curtis would inherit all the property. But Florence prevents Dodger from stealing, and they become friends… To the shock of her uncle and cousin, she decides to leave her uncle's house with Dodger instead of marrying Curtis. And what then? Would she be able to get used to being poor? And will she be poor for ever? Adrift in New York? (Summary by Stav Nisser)

This edition of the book contains 10 illustrations: one original, and nine additional photographs of New York and its people during the time period of the book.

Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for his many formulaic juvenile novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty. His writings were characterized by the "rags-to-riches" narrative, which had a formative effect on America during the Gilded Age.

Title:Adrift in New York (Illustrated): Tom and Florence Braving the WorldFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 24, 2015Publisher:Steve GabanyLanguage:English

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