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Facing the World

By Alger, Horatio

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Title: Facing the World  
Author: Alger, Horatio
Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Blackmask Online Collection
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Preface: Horatio Alger, Jr., in ?Facing the World,? gives us as his hero a boy whose parents have both died and the man appointed as his guardian is unjust and unkind to him. In desperation he runs away and is very fortunate in finding a true friend in a man who aids him and makes him his helper in his work as magician. They travel over the country and have many interesting experiences, some narrow escapes and thrilling adventures.

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Table of Contents: Facing the World, 1 -- Horatio Alger, 1 -- Preface, 1 -- Chapter I. HARRY RECEIVES A LETTER, 1 -- Chapter II. THE DANGER SIGNAL, 4 -- Chapter III. HARRY DISAGREES WITH HIS GUARDIAN, 10 -- Chapter IV. MRS. FOX COMES TO GRIEF, 14 -- Chapter V. MR. FOX LEARNS HARRY'S SECRET, 18 -- Chapter VI. AN EXCITING CHASE, 22 -- Chapter VII. A NEW ENGAGEMENT, 26 -- Chapter VIII. A LIBERAL OFFER, 31 -- Chapter IX. THE PASSENGERS, 34 -- Chapter X. THE YOUNG SAILOR, 38 -- Chapter XI. A SENSATIONAL SCENE, 43 -- Chapter XII. A STORM, 46 -- Chapter XIII. ?WHO WILL STAY??, 49 -- Chapter XIV. THE WRECK OF THE NANTUCKET, 54 -- Chapter XV. THE LAST OF THE ?NANTUCKET?, 59 -- Chapter XVI. Conclusion, 63


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