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Author's choice; 40 stories

Author: MacKinlay Kantor
Publisher: New York : Coward-McCann, Inc., ©1944.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Mystery and detective fiction - United States
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kantor, MacKinlay, 1904-1977.
Author's choice.
New York, Coward-McCann, Inc. c1944
(OCoLC)565687231
Named Person: MacKinlay Kantor; MacKinlay Kantor
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: MacKinlay Kantor
OCLC Number: 1731489
Notes: Facsimiles on lining papers.
Description: xiii, 497 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Purple --
Joth Countryman retires --
The biggest liar in Eagle Falls --
The second challenge --
A guest at dinner --
The woman on the roof --
Receipt --
And these went down to Burlington --
Obituary from the rear --
A man who had no eyes --
The neighbors light their lanterns --
Neither hand nor foot --
Mamma is so proud --
The trail of the brown sedan --
Then came the legions --
Mountain music --
She dreamed of wings --
Silent grow the guns --
Rogues' gallery --
A long line of soldiers --
Spoils of war --
The doll with a busted leg --
Yea, he did fly --
Here lies Holly Springs --
The circus cat of Prickly Orange --
The gun-toter of Rosy Ridge --
The darkies are gay --
I will do my best --
The horse looked at him --
The witch doctor of Rosy Ridge --
Shall not perish from the Earth --
Gun crazy --
The heathen of Prickly Orange --
The comforter returneth --
Then my Indiana home, good night --
Whear ha' ye ben, my laddie? --
Easter flowers --
That Greek dog --
Miracle from Heaven --
Forever walking free.
Responsibility: by MacKinlay Kantor, with copious notes, explanations, digressions, and elucidations; the author telling frankly why he selected these stories, why they were written, how much money he received for them, and of his thrilling adventures with wild editors in their native haunts.

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