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Strive and Succeed; or, The Progress of Walter Conrad
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In the late 1800's, Horatio Alger's books were eagerly devoured by thousands of boys who, like his heroes, aspired to make something of themselves in life. His values, and the values of his era, were simple ones of basic decency, hard work, and optimism. In "Strive and Succeed", we follow the continuing story of Walter Conrad (introduced in "Slow and Steady"), as he attempts to regain his inheritance, swindled out of him by unscrupulous mine operators. Excerpt: “You look very comfortable here, Mr. Barclay,” said Walter. “Yes, I have made the room pleasant. The books and pictures I brought...
Number of pages: ~ 380 pages
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