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Twice-told tales

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Lars Hokanson
Publisher: Pleasantville, NY : Reader's Digest, ©1989.
Series: World's best reading.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A mysterious minister who never removes the black veil shrouding his face, an eccentric scientist who experiments with the fate of his friends, a cheerful tombstone carver who speaks the wisdom of the graveyard, these are but a few of the unusual New Englanders you'll meet in Twice-Told Tales.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Lars Hokanson
ISBN: 0895773325 9780895773326
OCLC Number: 20470092
Description: 335 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Minister's black veil --
Wakefield --
The Maypole of Merry Mount --
The Gentle boy --
Mr. Higginbotham's catastrophe --
The Great Carbuncle --
The Prophetic pictures --
David Swan --
The Hollow of the three hills --
Fancy's show box --
Dr. Heidegger's experiment --
Howe's masquerade --
Edward Randolph's portrait --
Lady Eleanore's mantle --
Old Esther Dudley --
The Village uncle --
The Wedding knell --
The Ambitious guest --
The Sister years --
The White old maid --
The Seven vagabonds --
Peter Goldthwaite's treasure --
Chippings with a chisel --
The Shaker bridal --
Endicott and the Red Cross --
Edward Fane's rosebud --
The Threefold destiny.
Series Title: World's best reading.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Hawthorne ; illustrations by Lars Hokanson.

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A mysterious minister who never removes the black veil shrouding his face, an eccentric scientist who experiments with the fate of his friends, a cheerful tombstone carver who speaks the wisdom of the graveyard, these are but a few of the unusual New Englanders you'll meet in Twice-Told Tales.

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