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Horatio Alger, Jr. was well known for his best-selling series of books highlighting “the American Dream” of poor boys making good and becoming rich and successful through “luck and pluck”. Ragged Dick was the first in this niche, and follows the adventures of Dick Hunter, a ragged bootblack as he makes the decision to “grow up ’spectable”, and how he goes about achieving his goals through the help of his friends, his inherent honesty, and his belief in hard work and study. (Summary by Alice)

Ragged Dick by ALGER, JR., Horatio LibriVox

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Horatio Alger, Jr. was well known for his best-selling series of books highlighting “the American Dream” of poor boys making good and becoming rich and successful through “luck and pluck”. Ragged Dick was the first in this niche, and follows the adventures of Dick Hunter, a ragged bootblack as he makes the decision to “grow up ’spectable”, and how he goes about achieving his goals through the help of his friends, his inherent honesty, and his belief in hard work and study. (Summary by Alice)

    Ragged Dick - Chapters 01 and 02

    Ragged Dick - Chapters 01 and 02

    • 19 min
    Ragged Dick - Chapters 03 and 04

    Ragged Dick - Chapters 03 and 04

    • 18 min
    Ragged Dick - Chapters 05 and 06

    Ragged Dick - Chapters 05 and 06

    • 21 min
    Ragged Dick - Chapters 07 and 08

    Ragged Dick - Chapters 07 and 08

    • 18 min
    Ragged Dick - Chapters 09 and 10

    Ragged Dick - Chapters 09 and 10

    • 23 min
    Ragged Dick - Chapters 11 and 12

    Ragged Dick - Chapters 11 and 12

    • 21 min

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