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The collected short works, 1907-1919

Author: Bess Streeter Aldrich; Carol Miles Petersen
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection contains twenty-six of Aldrich's earlier works.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Aldrich, Bess Streeter, 1881-1954.
Collected short works, 1907-1919.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)622804631
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bess Streeter Aldrich; Carol Miles Petersen
ISBN: 0803210388 9780803210387 9780803224827 0803224826
OCLC Number: 30437676
Description: xiii, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Madonna of the purple dots --
The little house next door --
My life test --
What we think of the man who is ashamed of his wife: Is my husband ashamed of me? --
How I knew when the right man came along --
Molly Porter --
The old crowd --
Grandpa Statler --
The heart o' the giver --
Mother o' earth --
The cat is on the mat --
The light o' day --
Concerning the best man --
The rosemary of remembrance --
The patient house --
The box behind the door --
Miss Livingston's nephew --
Their house of dreams --
Mother's dash for liberty --
The lions in the way --
Through the hawthorn hedge --
Mother's excitement over father's old sweetheart --
A long-distance call from Jim --
The two who were incompatible --
The Mason family now on exhibition --
The theatrical sensation of Springtown.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Bess Streeter Aldrich ; edited and introduced by Carol Miles Petersen.
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In the first half of the twentieth century Bess Streeter Aldrich became one of America's best loved, most widely read, and highly paid writers. Collected Short Works contains twenty-six of her works  Read more...

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