After reading the book at age 11, Ronald Reagan noted that the book provided a lasting impact on his life, shaping his own moral sense. He identified with the central character, Dick Falkner, who grew up in poverty with an alcoholic father. After Falkner ran away, he was hired by George Udell, a kindly printer. Combining practical Christianity with hard work, he succeeded.
- ISBN-13: 9781455615407
- ISBN-10: 1455615404
- Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company
- Publish Date: November 2011
- Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.2 x 1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.83 pounds
- Page Count: 320