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The $30,000 bequest and other stories

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction by Frederick Busch. Afterword by Judith Yaross Lee.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
$30,000 bequest and other stories.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)645929819
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain
ISBN: 0195101464 9780195101461 019511423X 9780195114232 0195090888 9780195090888 0195113454 9780195113457
OCLC Number: 34475028
Description: xlv, iv, 522, 29 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The $30,000 bequest --
A dog's tale --
Was it heaven? or hell? --
The Californian's tale --
A helpless situation --
A telephonic conversation --
Edward Mills and George Benton: a tale --
Saint Joan of Arc --
The five boons of life --
The first writing-machines --
Italian without a master --
Italian with grammar --
A burlesque biography --
General Washington's negro body-servant --
Wit inspirations of the "two-year-olds" --
An entertaining article --
A letter to the Secretary of the Treasury --
Amended obituaries --
A monument to Adam --
A humane word from Satan --
Introduction to "The new guide of the conversation in Portuguese and English --
Advice to little girls --
Post-mortem poetry --
A deception --
The danger of lying in bed --
Portrait of King William III --
Does the race of man love a lord? --
Eve's diary --
The invalid's story --
The captain's story --
Mark Twain: a biographical sketch --
In memoriam --
The belated Russian passport --
Two little tales --
Diplomatic pay and clothes --
Extracts from Adam's diary --
The death disk --
A double-barreled detective story.
Other Titles: Thirty thousand dollar bequest and other stories
Responsibility: Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Frederick Busch ; afterword, Judith Yaross Lee.
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Introduction by Frederick Busch. Afterword by Judith Yaross Lee.

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