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In a New England’s fishing village, Young Robert works hard to support his aunt in the absence of his uncle, an abusive alcoholic. Eventually, he goes to New York City and tries to make a living.
What makes this book stand out?
A look into the struggle of different people of the society.
Read it for
Like many of Horatio Alger best books, this is an easy read.
Don't read it for
The book occasionally slows down in pace.