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Fame and Fortune

Fame and Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr.
By: (1832-1899)

Richard Hunter, in this sequel to Ragged Dick, continues his way in the world through hard work and excellent morals. He, along with his friend Henry, continue their positive outlook as they try to advance their lives. But Dick soon finds envy and jealousy leads others to work against him. How will Dick react as he tries to strive forward while others conspire to hold him down? (Written by Barry Eads)

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RAGGED DICK SERIES

FAME AND FORTUNE; OR, THE PROGRESS OF RICHARD HUNTER.

BY HORATIO ALGER, Jr.

AUTHOR OF "RAGGED DICK," "FRANK'S CAMPAIGN," "PAUL PRESCOTT'S CHARGE," "CHARLIE CODMAN'S CRUISE," ETC.

LORING, Publisher. Cor. Bromfield and Washington Streets. BOSTON.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by A. K. LORING, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

To MY FATHER, FROM WHOM I HAVE NEVER FAILED TO RECEIVE LITERARY SYMPATHY AND ENCOURAGEMENT, This Volume IS DEDICATED.

PREFACE.

"FAME AND FORTUNE," like its predecessor, "Ragged Dick," was contributed as a serial story to the "Schoolmate," a popular juvenile magazine published in Boston. The generous commendations of the first volume by the Press, and by private correspondents whose position makes their approval of value, have confirmed the author in his purpose to write a series of stories intended to illustrate the life and experiences of the friendless and vagrant children to be found in all our cities, numbering in New York alone over twelve thousand... Continue reading book >>


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