Journey in the Dark Author:Martin Flavin Journey in the Dark tells the story of Sam Braden. His childhood takes place in poverty during the late nineteenth century. Sam is the youngest of four children. His family lives squarely on the wrong side of the tracks. Trapped in a limited existence of which young Sam is blissfully unaware until the year he realizes that he didn't get a sled f... more »or Christmas because his family is poor.
He determines that he will not perpetuate poverty. His ambition is not to be rich and powerful, but to be comfortable. To rise above the circumstances of his youth and he sets about achieving that goal in a methodical fashion. He works hard, he takes risks, and eventually becomes a successful businessman.« less