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Treasury of American horror stories

Author: Frank D McSherry; Martin Harry Greenberg; Charles G Waugh
Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"51 spine-chilling tales from every state in the Union plus Washington, D.C."--Jacket subtitle.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank D McSherry; Martin Harry Greenberg; Charles G Waugh
ISBN: 0517480751 9780517480755
OCLC Number: 12557601
Description: xii, 670 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce --
Lost face / Jack London --
Being / Richard Matheson --
One happy family / John S. McFarland --
A return to the Sabbath / Robert Bloch --
The autopsy / Michael Shea --
The believers / Robert Arthur --
A teacher's rewards / Robert Philips --
Chico Lafleur talks funny / Suzette Haden Elgin --
The legend of Joe Lee / John D. MacDonald --
Seventh sister / Mary Elizabeth Counsleman --
The isle of voices / Robert Louis Stevenson --
One man's harp / Babette Rosmund --
Cannibalism in the cars / Mark Twain --
The smell of cherries / Jeffrey Goddin --
Away / Barry N. Malzberg --
Twilla / Tom Reamy --
His name was not forgotten / Joel Townsley Rogers --
Desiree's child / Kate Chopin --
The children of Noah / Richard Matheson --
The man who collected Poe / Robert Bloch --
Pickman's model / H.P. Lovecraft --
The screwfly solution / James Tiptree, Jr. The unpleasantness at Carver House / Carl Jacobi --
Mute Milton / Harry Harrison --
Dumb supper / Herderson Starke --
Lonely train a'comin' / William F. Nolan --
Children of the corn / Stephen King --
Legal rites / Isaac Asimov and Frederik Pohl --
The devil and Daniel Webster / Stephen Vincent Benet --
The master of the hounds / Algis Budrys --
The devil of the Picuris / Edwin L. Sabin --
The garrison / Donald A. Wollheim --
The desrick on yandro / Manly Wade Wellman --
Shaggy Vengeance / Robert Adams --
The horsehair trunk / Davis Grubb --
The curse of Yig / Zelia Brown Reed Bishop --
Peekaboo / Bill Pronzini --
Bird of prey / Nelson S. Bond --
The haunter of the dark / H.P. Lovecraft --
Song of the slaves / Manly Wade Wellman --
The eagle-claw rattle / Ardath Mayhar --
Our town / Jerome Bixby --
Perverts / Whitley Strieber --
The goddess of Zion / David H. Keller --
Alannah / August Derleth. His coat so gay / Sterling E. Lanier --
Bigfish / Edward D. Hoch --
Lonely road / Richard Wilson --
Beyond the threshold / August Derleth --
The monster of Lake LaMetrie / Wardon Allan Curtis.
Responsibility: edited by Frank McSherry, Jr., Martin H. Greenberg, and Charles G. Waugh.

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"51 spine-chilling tales from every state in the Union plus Washington, D.C."--Jacket subtitle.

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