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Larry Dexter's Great Search or, The Hunt for the Missing Millionaire   By: (1873-1962)

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Larry Dexter's Great Search or, The Hunt for the Missing Millionaire by Howard Roger Garis is an adventure-filled story that captivated me from beginning to end. This thrilling tale follows the courageous Larry Dexter, a young man on a quest to find a missing millionaire.

From the very first chapter, Garis grabs the reader's attention with an intriguing mystery. Larry comes across a newspaper article about a wealthy businessman who disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Driven by curiosity and a desire for justice, Larry embarks on a thrilling adventure to discover the truth.

One of the aspects that make this book stand out is Garis' remarkable storytelling ability. He skillfully weaves together various subplots, introducing complex and compelling characters along the way. I found myself becoming emotionally invested in Larry's journey, fervently rooting for him to uncover the truth and bring justice to those responsible for the millionaire's disappearance.

Additionally, the book combines elements of detective fiction and action-packed adventure seamlessly. Larry encounters numerous obstacles and perilous situations throughout the story, keeping the reader on the edge of their seat. From narrowly escaping danger to unraveling cryptic clues, Larry exhibits resourcefulness and determination that make him an inspiring protagonist.

Furthermore, Garis expertly creates a vivid and immersive world for the readers. His attention to detail in describing various locations, such as bustling cities and mysterious hideouts, allowed me to visualize the surroundings and fully immerse myself in the story. The vivid descriptions enhanced the overall reading experience and made me feel as if I was on this thrilling journey alongside Larry.

Despite being a thrilling adventure, the book also contains valuable life lessons and moral values that the reader can take away. Larry’s unwavering dedication to helping others and his relentless pursuit of justice serve as inspiration to readers of all ages. The importance of honesty, perseverance, and friendship are recurring themes that are skillfully infused into the narrative, making it a rewarding read for young and adult readers alike.

In conclusion, Larry Dexter's Great Search or, The Hunt for the Missing Millionaire is an exceptional piece of literature that effortlessly combines mystery, adventure, and valuable life lessons. Howard Roger Garis demonstrates his prowess as a master storyteller, captivating readers with his compelling characters, thrilling plot, and vivid descriptions. This book is a true gem, and I highly recommend it to readers who seek an enthralling and thought-provoking adventure.

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Or, The Hunt for the Missing Millionaire



Author of "From Office Boy to Reporter," "Larry Dexter, Reporter," "Dick Hamilton's Fortune," etc.


New York Grosset & Dunlap Publishers


[Illustration: "HERE IT IS!" CRIED LARRY. (Frontispiece)]

Books For Boys By Howard R. Garis


DICK HAMILTON'S FORTUNE Or The Stirring Doings of a Millionaire's Son

DICK HAMILTON'S CADET DAYS Or The Handicap of a Millionaire's Son

DICK HAMILTON'S STEAM YACHT Or A Young Millionaire and the Kidnappers

DICK HAMILTON'S FOOTBALL TEAM Or A Young Millionaire on the Gridiron

(Other volumes in preparation)

12 mo. Cloth. Illustrated. Price, per volume, 60 cents, postpaid


FROM OFFICE BOY TO REPORTER Or The First Step in Journalism

LARRY DEXTER, THE YOUNG REPORTER Or Strange Adventures in a Great City

LARRY DEXTER'S GREAT SEARCH Or The Hunt for a Missing Millionaire

LARRY DEXTER AND THE BANK MYSTERY Or A Young Reporter in Wall Street

LARRY DEXTER AND THE STOLEN BOY Or A Young Reporter on the Lakes

12 mo. Cloth. Illustrated Price, per volume, 40 cents, postpaid

Grosset & Dunlap Publishers New York


Dear Boys:

I hope you will be glad to read of the further adventures of Larry Dexter... Continue reading book >>

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