The young salesman

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M.A. Donohue - Literary Criticism - 279 pages
When the sixteen-year-old English orphan Scott Walton arrives in New York City, he finds work in the store of a distant cousin. However, the man's unsympathetic nature and his obnoxious son soon drive Scott into other business endeavors.

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CHAPTER PAGE I On Board the Arcturus
The F1rst Day 1n New York
Scott Learns a Lesson

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Horatio Alger was born in Massachusetts in 1832. He was a graduate of Harvard University. He was considered one of the most renown writers of the 19th Century. His protagonists were usually young boys who struggled from poverty to achieve success in life. He wrote over 100 books with that theme. His titles include "Ragged Dick," "Adrift in New York," 'Sink or Swim," and "The Odds Against Him," "Rough and Ready,"Sam's Chance,"and "Paul the Peddler." Alger died in 1899.

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