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  • Author Horatio Alger

    Horatio Alger

    Children's Author

    Horatio Alger Jr.was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for his many young-adult novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty. His writings were characterized by the "rags-to-riches" narrative, which had a formative effect on America during the Gilded Age... (wikipedia)

    • Born in Chelsea, MA
    • Country US
    • Died On 7/18/1899

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