Horatio Alger books... These are «rags-to-riches» stories, its’ heroes rise from poverty to wealth, they are patient, smart and determined to their white collar work. They know that hard work is the only key to success. However, it’s not all about hardworking. Only random acts of courage let the poor boys to find a benefactor who will bring them to better life.
“Timothy Crump's Ward: A Story of American Life” is a great example of realistic «rags-to-riches» stories. Read the book to find out if the hero will be able to achieve the American dream! The subtle plot twists will definitely keep you off the computer and away from the TV! Feel the bootstrapping mentality of the time with Horatio Alger’s juvenile novel “Timothy Crump's Ward: A Story of American Life”.