Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Ragged Dick, or Life Among the Republicans 

Larry Beinart, author of Wag the Dog and The Librarian, takes a, shall we say, provocative look at Horatio Alger, whose archetypal narratives of self-reliance and hard work rewarded served as inspiration to generations of apple-cheeked lads. (Not to mention their, shall we say, "patrons.")

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