Mark the Match Boy or Richard Hunter's Ward


Read by Tori Faulder

(4.7 stars; 6 reviews)

In this third installment from the “Ragged Dick” series by Horatio Algers, Jr., the reader is reacquainted with some old friends and meets young Mark Manton. Mark is a match boy plagued by bad luck and an even worse guardian. But, with new friends, hard work, and smart choices, Mark may just find his luck taking a turn for the better. summary by tfaulder (3 hr 53 min)

Chapters

Preface-Ch. 2 19:28 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 3-4 17:51 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 5-6 17:24 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 7-8 17:46 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 9-10 17:08 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 11-12 19:33 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 13-14 18:21 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 15-16 17:40 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 17-18 17:46 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 19-20 16:42 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 21-22 15:59 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 23-24 21:36 Read by Tori Faulder
Ch. 25-26 16:21 Read by Tori Faulder

Reviews

(5 stars)

I read all Alger's stories as a boy, and they helped me later survive combat in Korea and work my way through college on the GI Bill.