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Twice-told-tales

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne; John Hubert Scott
Publisher: Boston, New York Houghton Mifflin Co. [©1935]
Series: The riverside literature series
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Hawthorne; John Hubert Scott
OCLC Number: 1321208
Description: ix, [7]-597 pages 18 cm.
Contents: The gray champion.--Sunday at home.--The wedding-knell.--The minister's black veil.--The may-pole of Merry Mount.--The gentle boy.--Mr. Higginbotham's catastrophe.--Little Annie's ramble.--Wakefield.--A rill from the town-pump.--The great carbuncle.--The prophetic pictures.--David Swan.--Sights from a steeple.--The hollow of the three hills.--The toll-gatherer's day.--The vision of the fountain.--Fancy's show-box.--Dr. Heidegger's experiment.--Legends of the Province house: Howe's masquerade. Edward Randolph's portrait. Lady Eleanore's mantle. Old Esther Dudley.--The haunted mind.--The village uncle.--The ambitious guest.--The sister-years.--Snowflakes.--The seven vagabonds.--The white old maid.--Peter Goldthwaite's treasure.-Clippings with a chisel.--The Shaker bridal.--Night-sketches.--Endicott and the red cross.--The Lily's quest.--Footprints on the seashore.--Edward Fane's Rosebud.--The three-fold destiny.
Series Title: The riverside literature series
Responsibility: by Nathaniel Hawthorne; ed. for study by J. Hubert Scott, with an introductory note by George Parsons Lathrop.

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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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