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  • 0 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Classic Alger series
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LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA ALG (Text) 30477101247744 Young Adult: Fiction In process -
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA ALG (Text) 30477101247751 Young Adult: Fiction In process -
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA ALG (Text) 30477101247777 Young Adult: Fiction In process -
LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA ALG (Text) 30477101247785 Young Adult: Fiction In process -
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LaGrange Co PL - Bookmobile YA ALG (Text) 30477101247801 Young Adult: Fiction In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781597655187
  • Physical Description: 222 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Ithaca, MI : AB Publishing, Inc., 2016

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in 1899.
Also published as: Jed, the poorhouse boy, or, Alone in New York and Jed, the poorhouse boy, or, From poverty.
"A poor boy discovers his true identity" -- cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Jed -- Mr. and Mrs. Fogson -- The Scranton Poorhouse -- An exciting contest -- Jed secures an ally -- Mr. Fogson makes up his mind -- Fogson's mistake -- Mr. Fogson is astonished -- Jed leaves The Poorhouse -- Jed reaches Duncan -- Jed's first appearance on stage -- Percy Dixon is bewildered -- Fogson in pursuit -- Jed's luck -- Two odd acquaintances -- Miss Holbrook, spinster -- Jed meets an old acquaintance -- Mr. Fogson receives a letter -- Discharged -- Jed's poor prospects -- Jed arrives in New York -- Jed makes two calls -- Jed's bad luck -- A startling discovery -- Without a penny -- In search of employment -- An intractable agent -- A strange commission -- A surprise party -- Jed entertains an old acquaintance -- Jed returns good for evil -- At Bar Harbor -- The Poorhouse receives two visitors -- The detective -- Mrs. Avery's story -- Who was Jed? -- Jane Gilman -- The detective secures an ally -- Jed learns who he is -- Guy Fenwick's defeat -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.:
Supposedly an orphan, sixteen-year-old Jed resolves to leave the nineteenth-century Pennsylvania poorhouse where he grew up and make his way in the world.
Subject: Orphans > Fiction.
Poverty > Fiction.
Identity > Fiction.
Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Conduct of life > Fiction.

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