Sam's Chance (Illustrated): and How He Improved It by Horatio Alger, Jr.

Sam's Chance (Illustrated): and How He Improved It

byHoratio Alger, Jr.

Kobo ebook | April 11, 2016

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Sam isn't too much of a goody-two-shoes, like some Horatio Alger heroes. He even tries to rob his roommate. Then he moves to Boston for a new start and decides to try to become respectable. He walks up Tremont street in perhaps the 1850s stopping in all the stores looking for work, visits the Parker House and rooms on Harrison Ave. Alger, being from Revere originally, and having gone to Harvard, knows Boston. - by Kyle, Goodreads

This version of the book contains the sole original illustration, rejuvenated, and nine additional place-, time-, and subject-relevant illustrations that are unique to this edition 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:Sam's Chance (Illustrated): and How He Improved ItFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 11, 2016Publisher:Steve GabanyLanguage:English

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