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Great American short stories

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reflects the development of the American short story from its greatest writers.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN: 0831739517 9780831739515
OCLC Number: 22547909
Description: 631 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The legend of sleepy hollow --
The spectre bridegroom / Washington Irving --
Young Goodman Brown --
Rappaccini's daughter / Nathanial Hawthorne --
The murders in the Rue Morgue --
William Wilson --
The pit and the pendulum --
The cask of Amontillado / Edgar Allen Poe --
Captain Kidd's money / Harriet Beecher Stowe --
Benito Cereno --
The lightning --
rod man / Herman Melville --
The diamond lens / Fitz --
James O'Brien --
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County --
The stolen white elephant --
The man who corrupted Hadleyburg / Mark Twain --
The luck of roaring camp --
Tennessee's partner / Bret Harte --
An occurrence at Owl Creek --
A horseman in the sky / Ambrose Bierce --
The turn of the screw --
The jolly corner / Henry James --
The courting of Sister Wisby --
The Hiltons' holiday / Sarah Orne Jewett --
The love --
philtre of Ikey Schoenstein --
One dollar's worth --
Art and the bronco --
The furnished room --
Calloway's code / O. Henry --
The rembrandt --
The recovery / Edith Wharton --
Maggie --
The bride comes to yellow sky / Stephen Crane --
The clemency of the court --
Lou, the prophet --
A night at Greenway Court / Willa Cather --
To the man on trail --
The son of the wolf --
The wife of a king / Jack London --
That evening sun / William Faulkner --
The killers / Ernest Hemingway --
The leader of the people / John Steinbeck --
A late encounter with the enemy / Flannery O'Connor.
Responsibility: authors include, Nathaniel Hawthorne [and others].

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Reflects the development of the American short story from its greatest writers.

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