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Grit Or, The Young Boatman Of Pine Point

By: Jr. Horatio Alger
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Grit: Or, The Young Boatman of Pine Point" by Horatio Alger Jr. is a captivating American literature classic that follows the coming-of-age journey of a determined young protagonist amidst the challenges of rural life. Set in the quaint village of Pine Point, the story unfolds as the young boatman navigates the tumultuous waters of adversity with unwavering determination and perseverance. Alger masterfully weaves together themes of friendship, hard work, and moral values, painting a vivid portrait of the struggles and triumphs faced by the protagonist on his path to success. Amidst the backdrop of adventure and struggle, Alger's narrative underscores the importance of resilience and grit in overcoming life's obstacles. Through the protagonist's unwavering determination, readers are inspired to believe in the power of perseverance and the promise of a brighter future. "Grit" stands as a timeless testament to the enduring spirit of the American dream and the transformative power of hard work and determination. Alger's masterful storytelling captures the essence of rural life while imparting valuable lessons on the virtues of friendship, perseverance, and moral integrity, making it a cherished classic in American literature.

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Jr. Horatio Alger

Horatio Alger Jr., an American novelist who lived from January 13, 1832, to July 18, 1899, authored books for young adults about poor lads who, through their good deeds, climb from impoverished roots to lives of stability and comfort in the middle class. His works are known for their "rags-to-riches" narrative, which had a formative influence on the Gilded Age United States. All of Alger's young adult books revolve around the idea that a young man can change his situation for the better by acting morally. The "Horatio Alger myth" holds that the young man achieves success via toil, however, this is untrue. The youngster behaves himself according to classic characteristics like honesty, generosity, and altruism in the actual stories, and success is invariably the result of an accident that works to the boy's advantage. The youngster might recover a sizable sum of money that was misplaced or save a passenger from a derailed carriage. A wealthy person notices the youngster and his predicament as a result of this. For instance, in one tale, a little child narrowly avoids being hit by a streetcar before being snatched away to safety by a homeless orphan youth.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 188 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362209942
  • ISBN-13: 9789362209948
  • Item Weight: 282g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 10.6mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Action & Adventure