Struggling Upward, Or, Luke Larkin's Luck (2020)

Struggling Upward, Or, Luke Larkin's Luck Horatio Alger Jr. Struggling Upward Or Luke Larkin s Luck Relates the adventures of Luke Larkin a poor boy of the nineteenth century who perseveres against many odds and gains success
  • Title: Struggling Upward, Or, Luke Larkin's Luck
  • Author: Horatio Alger Jr.
  • ISBN: 9780486247373
  • Page: 416
  • Format: Paperback
Struggling Upward, Or, Luke Larkin's Luck Horatio Alger Jr. Relates the adventures of Luke Larkin, a poor boy of the nineteenth century, who perseveres against many odds and gains success.
Struggling Upward, Or, Luke Larkin's Luck Horatio Alger Jr.

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One thought on “Struggling Upward, Or, Luke Larkin's Luck

  1. Mainstreetmuseum

    There is little to say about this book other than that it is terrible and I couldn t stop reading it.

  2. Kim

    Struggling Upward, Or, Luke Larkin s Luck is a novel by Horatio Alger published in 1890, over twenty years after his all time best seller, Ragged Dick I ve read that many Americans associate Alger with becoming successful by being honest, industrious, and hard working Also that his books and others like it come in the category of the Horatio Alger myth Horatio Alger myth is the classic American success story and character arc, the trajectory from rags to riches I m not sure how many Americans as [...]

  3. Kathryn

    Horatio Alger wrote quite a few books about young American men in the late 1800s The constant theme of each is rags to riches even in the few cases where the boy starts the story well off, he will be reduced to poverty at some point and will have to work his way back up the ladder The boy hero of each book is, of course, virtuous, brave, and at least clever if not intelligent, and devotes himself to work and study and supporting his family as applicable , eschewing such time and money wasting ac [...]

  4. Howard

    It s like the Game of Life, with slightly developed characters.When I give Horatio Alger novels five stars, to indicate they re amazing, I mean that I m amazed whenever I read one.

  5. Najwa Aslam

    This was just a meh book Nothing wrong with it but, nothing amazing about it either The writing was very well done and definitely for an audience of the earlier 19th century 3 5 stars.

  6. Gale

    Making His Own Luck at Home and on the Road Living with his widowed mother in a small town Luke Larkin is a nice teenager struggling with poverty and social stigmatization Appreciated by his school teacher and invited to a fancy party by socialite, Florence, he still works hard as part time school janitor.But young Duncan Randolf, the banker s only son and Luke s nemesis there is always a blatant bully in Alger s formulaic books about poor but honest boys trying to improve their lot is out to do [...]

  7. Selina

    I ve read so many Horatio Alger books as a child, and it s amazing in retrospect how much they ve shaped my moral upbringing and work ethic Now, as a cynical young adult, I can understand how it s an overly simplified lens of looking at life and gauging success In spite of that, his stories are still an indispensable part of my childhood and I m immensely grateful to the positive force they ve had on me Amongst his many many works, this remains my all time favorite as well as the one that staye [...]

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