Dave Porter in the Gold Fields

Dave Porter in the Gold Fields

by Edward Stratemeyer


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Book Excerpt: ...let me introduce them more specifically than I have already done.Dave Porter was a typical American lad, now well grown, and a graduate of Oak Hall, a high-class preparatory school for boys located in one of our eastern States.While a mere child, Dave had been found wandering beside the railroad tracks near the little village of Crumville. He could not tell who he was, nor where he had come from, and not being claimed by any one, was taken to the local poor-house. There a broken-down college professor, Caspar Potts, had found him and given him a home.In Crumville resided a rich jewelry manufacturer named Oliver Wadsworth, who had a daughter named Jessie. One day the Wadsworth automobile caught fire and Jessie was in danger of being burned to death, when Dave rushed to the rescue and saved her. For this Mr. Wadsworth was very grateful, and when he learned that Dave lived with Mr. Potts, who had been one of his instructors in college, he made the man and the youth come to live with him.Close...

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ISBN-13: 9781499106558
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/10/2014
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.26(d)

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