Horatio Alger, Jr. was a prolific American author of the 19-th century.
'Making His Way' is a social novel that represents a bright example of Horatio Alger's writing style. As in many other Alger's books the central figure of the story is a poor boy who struggles for his life. Through the life story of Frank Courtney the author depicts his belief in the American dream and the idea that any person can pursuit happiness in the land of opportunities that are brought by American democracy. Will Frank Courtney manage to make his way through all the hardships? Read this brilliant novel and you will know!