by Samuel Hopkins Adams
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company 1914
Number of pages: 448
Hal Surtaine is a twenty-five-year-old son of a quack who made a fortune selling patent medicines. Publications begin to denounce Hal’s father, so Hal responds by purchasing the publication. Soon enough, though, Hal changes his perspective on the industry realizing that journalists should be teachers and preachers that could tear down corruption.
Download or read it online for free here: