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The complete short stories of Mark Twain

Author: Mark Twain; Charles Neider
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1981
Series: Bantam classic.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Charles Neider
ISBN: 0553211951 9780553211955
OCLC Number: 27416652
Description: xxii, 679 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: 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 McWilliamses 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 --
A 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 --
Was it heaven? Or hell? --
A dog's tale --
The $30,000 bequest --
A horse's tale --
Hunting the deceitful turkey --
Extract from Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven --
A fable --
The mysterious stranger.
Series Title: Bantam classic.
Responsibility: edited with an introd. by Charles Neider.

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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.

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