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The complete short stories of Mark Twain : now collected for the first time / edited with an introduction by Charles Neider.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Whiting PL - Whiting SCFIC TWA (Text) 51735000060102 Adult department Available -

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  • Physical Description: xxii, 679 pages : illustrations, music ; 18 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1958.

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The notorious jumping frog of Calaveras County -- The story of the bad little boy -- Cannibalism in the cars -- A day at Niagara -- Legend of the capitoline Venus -- Journalism in Tennessee -- A curious dream -- The facts in the great beef contract -- How I edited an agricultural paper -- A medieval romance -- My watch -- Political economy -- Science vs. luck -- The story of the good little boy -- Buck Fanshaw's funeral -- The story of the old ram -- Tom Quartz -- A trial -- The trials of Simon Erickson -- A true story -- Experience of the McWillimses with membranous croup -- Some learned fables for good old boys and girls -- The canvasser's tale -- The loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton -- Edward Mills and George Benton: a tale -- The man who put up at Gadsby's -- Mrs. McWilliams and the lightning -- What stumped the bluejays -- A curious experience -- The invalid's story -- The McWilliamses and the burglar alarm -- The stolen white elephant -- The burning brand -- A dying man's confession -- The professor's yarn -- A ghost story -- Luck -- Playing courier -- The Californian's tale -- The diary of Adam and Eve -- The Esquimau maiden's romance -- Is he living or is he dead? -- The £1,000,000 bank note -- Cecil Rhodes and the shark -- The joke that made Ed's fortune -- A story without an end -- The man that corrupted Hadleyburg -- The death disk -- Two little tales -- The belated Russian passport -- A double-barreled detective story -- The five boons of life -- Whas it heaven? or hell? -- A dog's tale -- The $30,000 bequest -- A horse's tale -- hunting the deeitful turkey -- Extract from Captain Stromfield's visit to heaven -- A fable -- The mysterious stranger.
Summary, etc.:
Sixty short stories, arranged chronologically, beginning with "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and covering the entire span of Twain's writing life, from 1865 to 1916.
Genre: Short stories.

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