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Author Hoyt, Edwin P. (Edwin Palmer), 1923-2005

Title Horatio's boys; the life and works of Horatio Alger, Jr / [by] Edwin P. Hoyt.

Publication Info. Radnor, Pa. : Chilton Book Co., [1974]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  813.4 ALGER    Check Shelf
Edition [First edition].
Description v, 263 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Form Also issued online.
Contents Crossroads -- Budding writer -- Fair Harvard -- The Reverend Horatio Alger, Jr. -- The first boys' book -- Paul Prescott's charge -- The Brewster affair -- The arrival of ragged Dick -- Lion among the juveniles -- Rough and ready -- The established writer -- The sage of tattered Tom -- The new crusade -- Experimentation -- Way out west -- Painting America -- Shifting with the wind -- Horatio out west -- The unchangeable Alger -- More of the same -- In the mold -- End of an era -- Horatio Alger in history -- The published Alger.
Subject Alger, Horatio, Jr., 1832-1899.
ISBN 0801959667
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