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A house party : an account of stories told at a gathering of famous American authors

Author: Paul Leicester FordJohn Kendrick BangsGeorge Washington CableRobert GrantBurton Harrison, Mrs.All authors
Publisher: Boston : Small, Maynard & Company, 1901.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
House party.
Boston : Small, Maynard & Co., 1901
(OCoLC)441950957
Online version:
House party.
Boston : Small, Maynard & Co., 1901
(OCoLC)614925732
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Leicester Ford; John Kendrick Bangs; George Washington Cable; Robert Grant; Burton Harrison, Mrs.; Sarah Orne Jewett; Charles G D Roberts, Sir; Bertha Runkle; Frank R Stockton; Ruth McEnery Stuart; Octave Thanet; Owen Wister; Small, Maynard & Company.; Riggs Printing & Publishing Co.
OCLC Number: 2937047
Notes: Twelve stories by: John Kendrick Bangs, George W. Cable, Paul Leiceskr Ford, Robert Grant, Mrs. Burton Harrison, Sarah Orne Jewett, Charles G.D. Roberts, Bertha Runkle, Frank R. Shockton, Ruth McEnery Stuart, Octave Thanet, Owen Wister. The collection was presented in the form of a contest, inviting readers to guess the authorship of each story.
Contest rules and entry blank on p. [1]-[3] of preliminary pages. The prize was $1000 and entry deadline Dec. 31, 1901. A second contest offer extending the date to May 31, 902 and offering a $500 prize is tipped in at front.
Description: [14], 418, [8] p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
A family tradition --
Artemisia's mirror --
Dawson's dilemma --
A surrender --
Aunt Nancy's annuity --
The messenger --
The green bowl --
The broken story --
Mother --
The fairy godmother's story --
The angel of the Lord --
The red oxen of Bonval.
Responsibility: the story tellers being introduced by Paul Leicester Ford.

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