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Risen From The Ranks, Or, Harry Walton'S Success

By: HORATIO ALGER, Jr.
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Risen from the Ranks" is an enthralling novel written by Horatio Alger, a celebrated 19th-century American author renowned for his uplifting and inspirational stories. This book follows the journey of Paul Prescott and a young and hardworking farm boy with dreams of a brighter future. Living on a small farm, Paul faces financial struggles and limited opportunities. However, his strong work ethic and determination set him apart, as he aspires to rise above his humble beginnings and make a name for himself. Fate smiles upon Paul when he saves the life of a wealthy city merchant. Grateful for his heroic act, the merchant offers him an opportunity to work at his store in the bustling city of New York. Paul seizes the chance, leaving behind his rural life and embarking on a new adventure. As Paul navigates the challenges of city life and embraces his role at the store, he demonstrates honesty, integrity, and a remarkable ability to adapt. His exceptional character and perseverance capture the attention of his employer, who rewards him with promotions and increased responsibilities. "Risen from the Ranks" is a compelling tale of hard work, honesty, and the pursuit of the American Dream.

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HORATIO ALGER, Jr.

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 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: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 180Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359396044
  • ISBN-13:9789359396040
  • Item Weight: 270g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.2mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General