The lost life of Horatio Alger, Jr

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Indiana University Press, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 199 pages
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Recounts the life of the popular nineteenth-century American novelist, explains his reasons for leaving the ministry, and assesses the influence of his rags-to-riches novels

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Bound to Rise 18601866
Adrift in New York 18661873

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About the author (1985)

GARY SCHARNHORST is Professor of English at the University of New Mexico and coeditor of American Literary Realism.

Bales is a Reference Librarian at Mary Washington College in Fredricksburg, Virginia.

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