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50 great American short stories

Author: Milton Crane
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, [1982] ©1965
Series: Bantam classic.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A brilliant far-reaching anthology of short stories from Washington Irving to the present. Included are Poe's "Ms Found In A Bottle," Harte's "The Outcasts Of Poker Flat," Anderson's "Death In The Woods," and many more.
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Genre/Form: Short stories, American
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Crane
ISBN: 0553272942 9780553272949
OCLC Number: 4880649
Description: x, 502 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Adventure of the German student / Washington Irving --
Young Goodman Brown / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Ms. found in a bottle / Edgar Allan Poe --
Fiddler --
Herman Melville --
What was it? / Fitz-James O'Brien --
Luck / Mark Twain --
Outcasts of Poker Flat / Bret Harte --
Diamond thing / Ambrose Bierce --
Two faces / Henry James --
A New England nun / Mary E. Wilkins Freeman --
Courting of Sister Wisby / Sarah Orne Jewett --
The dilettante / Edith Wharton --
Masters of arts / O. Henry --
Effie Whittlesy / George Ade --
Mr. Dooley on the popularity of firemen / Finley Peter Dunne --
Bride comes to Yellow Sky / Stephen Crane. (cont.) A dead issue / Charles M. Flandrau --
The lost Phoebe / Theodore Dreiser --
Father is firm with his ailments / Clarence Day --
Death in the woods / Sherwood Anderson --
To build a fire / Jack London --
Use of force / William Carlos Williams --
Old folks' Christmas / Ring W. Lardner --
Silent snow, secret snow / Conrad Aiken --
By the waters of Babylon / Stephen Vincent Benet --
Soldiers of the republic / Dorothy Parker --
Mr. Preble gets rid of his wife / James Thurber --
Cluney McFarrar's hardtack / John McNulty --
Darkness of the night / Robert M. Coates --
The old people / William Faulkner --
Grapes for Monsieur Cape / Ludwig Bemelmans --
A man of the world / Ernest Hemingway --
The hour of letdown / W.E.B. White. (cont.) The resting place / Oliver La Farge --
The touch of nutmeg makes it / John Collier --
The harness / John Steinbeck --
Friend of the family / Kay Boyle --
The rumor / Erskine Caldwell --
There was a young lady of Perth / William Saroyan --
Downfall of fascism in Black Ankle County / Joseph Mitchell --
The French scarecrow / William Maxwell --
Blue-winged teal / Wallace Stegner --
Archimandrite's niece / James Reid Parker --
A mother's tale / James Agee --
National pastime / John Cheever --
Girls in their summer dresses / Irwin Shaw --
Death of Shorty / Richard P. Russell --
Grandma and the Hindu monk / Seymour Freedgood --
Madame Zilensky and the king of Finland / Carson McCullers --
Lucid eye in Silver Town / John Updike.
Series Title: Bantam classic.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Milton Crane.

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A brilliant far-reaching anthology of short stories from Washington Irving to the present. Included are Poe's "Ms Found In A Bottle," Harte's "The Outcasts Of Poker Flat," Anderson's "Death In The Woods," and many more.

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