Synopses & Reviews
The life and hardships of young boys in the coal-mines of Pennsylvania are woven into a thrilling and instructive story. Derrick Sterling is a brave, intelligent young fellow, who is forced to earn a living as a breaker-boy in the mine his father had lost his life in--while acting in his capacity of mining engineer. Derrick and his friend Paul have many dramatic experiences, which are only saved from being fatal through their own bravery and presence of mind. Many good lessons of self-control and forbearance are inculcated through the incidents of the story...We are happy to announce this classic book. Many of the books in our collection have not been published for decades and are therefore not broadly available to the readers. Our goal is to access the very large literary repository of general public books. The main contents of our entire classical books are the original works. To ensure high quality products, all the titles are chosen carefully by our staff. We hope you enjoy this classic.