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Ragged Dick (Large Print Edition)

Or Street Life in New York With the Boot-blacks

by Horatio Alger, Jr.

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11974815M
    ISBN 101434603938
    ISBN 109781434603937

    Ragged Dick and Mark, The Match Boy (two novels in one book) Alger, Horatio (new introduction of by Rychard Fine) Published by Collier Books ISBN , circa s. $ cover price.   Ragged Dick is the story of a young bootblack living and working in the streets of a post-Civil War New York City. It follows his rise from a street kid to the respectable middle class. The original publication, released as a six volume series, came to depict a time of post-war struggle through the eyes of its young victims, vagabond children. Originally written as young-adult moral tales.

    An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Ragged Dick, Or, Street Life in New York with the Boot-Blacks". A Teacher’s Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of Horatio Alger, Jr.’s Ragged Dick INTRODUCTION In Horatio Alger’s story of Ragged Dick began as a twelve-part serial in the magazine The Student and Schoolmate, but it became so popular that he eventually published it as his first novel. Alger went on to write over a hundred novels in the second half of the nineteenth century using.

    "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 presented to the public as the first volume of a series intended to illustrate the life and experiences of the friendless. 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.".


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Read Ragged Dick by author Horatio Alger, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. Ragged Dick; or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks by Horatio Alger, Jr. is a Bildungsroman, or coming-of-age novel. It was first published in serialized form in in Student and Schoolmate.

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The Question and Answer section for Ragged Dick is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. 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 his nephew, Frank. Ragged Dick. Street Life in New York with the Boot-Blacks. Alger Horatio. (2 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

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Ragged Dick Language: English: LoC Class: PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction Subject: Bildungsromans Subject: Boys -- Fiction Subject: Poor children -- Fiction Subject: Shoe shiners -- Fiction Subject: Street.

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.

Ragged Dick literature essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Ragged Dick.

Recurring Literary Elements in Horatio Alger Novels; Clothes Make the Man; Interpellation, Superstructure, and False Consciousness: Examining 'Ragged Dick' Through the Marxist Lens. This book continues the story of Ragged Dick. He and his young friend Henry Fosdick realise they can afford to move to a better place, this time to a boarding house.

Fosdick has been given a job in a retail store. Because Dick risked his life to rescue a lad, now he has been given a /5. Ragged Dick; or, Street Life in New York with the Bootblacks: Juvenile Novel.

First serialized in twelve installments in Student and Schoolmate in Published by Loring in book format in First volume of the Ragged Dick Series.

A New York City bootblack rises to middle class respectability through hard work, honesty, and. This is the first chapter of Ragged Dick, Horatio Alger’s fourth book and first commercial was first published serially in a young boy’s magazine (Student and Schoolmate), and was.

"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 ev. Dick had scarcely been served when he espied a boy about his own size standing at the door, looking wistfully into the restaurant.

This was Johnny Nolan, a boy of fourteen, who was engaged in the same profession as Ragged Dick. Wikipedia Book - Ragged Dick. M4B audio book (mb) Download cover art Download CD case insert. Ragged Dick. Horatio ALGER, JR. ( - ) Horatio Alger, Jr.

was well known for his best-selling series of books highlighting “the American Dream” of poor boys making good and becoming rich and successful through “luck and pluck”.

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K. Loring of Boston, was the first of six books in the Ragged Dick series. It was Alger's bestselling : Horatio Alger, Jr.Ragged Dick first appeared in the journal Student and Schoolmate, a magazine for young boys and girls, as a part serial and copies of the magazine sold out almost instantly.

It caught the American imagination and skilfully portrayed the hard, coarse, brutal and unforgiving life of the New York slum as no other book had before.5/5(5).Ragged Dick or Street Life in New York With the Boot-Blacks by Horatio Alger Jr., has been reviewed by Focus on the Family’s marriage and parenting is the first book in the “Ragged Dick” series.