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Western boy, or, The road to success

Horatio Alger, Jr.

Western boy, or, The road to success

by Horatio Alger, Jr.

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Published by Polyglot Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cincinnati (Ohio)
    • Subjects:
    • Conduct of life -- Fiction,
    • Inheritance and succession -- Fiction,
    • Orphans -- Fiction,
    • Uncles -- Fiction,
    • Cincinnati (Ohio) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      Having learned that he is heir to a sizeable fortune, fifteen-year-old Tom Grey leaves his shoe shining work in New York City and moves to Cincinnati, hoping to find the uncle who schemed to deprive him of his birthright.

      Edition Notes

      First published in 1878 by G.W. Carleton & Co. & Street & Smith, New York.

      Other titlesWestern boy, Road to success
      StatementHoratio Alger, Jr.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesPolyglot Press Alger series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.A395 Wes 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3405826M
      ISBN 101411500687
      LC Control Number2005021436

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