Tom Temple's Career by Horatio AlgerTom Temple's Career by Horatio Alger

Tom Temple's Career

byHoratio Alger

Paperback | January 11, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1888. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Captain Bayley's Heir: A Tale of the Gold Fields of California. By (Jr. A. Henty. With full-page Illustrations by H. M. Vaget. 12mo, cloth, price $1.00. A frank, manly lad and his cousin are rivals in the heirship of a eo si 1 arable property. The former falls into a trap laid by the iattf i, and while under a false accusation of theft foolishly leaves Eng for America. He works his passage before the mast, joins a small band of hunters, crosses a tract of country infested with Indians to the Ca'ifornian gold diggings, and is successful both as digger and trader. "Mr. Henty is careful to mingle instruction with entertainment; and the humorous touches, especially in the sketch of John Holl, the Westminster dustman, Dickens himself could hardly nave excelled."--Christian Leader. For Name and Fame ; or, Through Afghan Passes. By G. A Henty. With full page Illustrations by Gordon Browne. 12n:o, cloth, price $1.00 An interesting story of the last war in Afghanistan. The hero, alter being wrecked and going through many 3tirring adventures a:non^ the Malays, find;' his way to Calcutta and enlists in a regime t proceeding to join the army at the Afghan passes. He accompanies the force unaer General Roberts to the Peiwar Kotal, i- wounded, taken prisoner, carried to Cabal, whence he is transferred to Candahar, and takes eart in the final defeat of the army oF Ayouh Khan. "The best feature of the bock-- apart from the interest of its scenes of adventure--is its honest effort to v'o justice to the patriotism of the Afghan people."--Daily News Captured by Apes : Th6 Wonderful Adventures of a Young Animal Trainer. By Hvkry Prentice. 12mo, cloth, $1.00. The scene of this tale is laid on an island in the Malay Archipelago. Philip Garland, a young animal collector and train...
Title:Tom Temple's CareerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217407056

ISBN - 13:9780217407052