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A sailor's reader, a volume containing four hundred thousand words of select literary entertainment for the American sailor on the water or in the air,

Author: George Macy
Publisher: New York [©1943]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Macy
OCLC Number: 1399430
Description: xiv, 751 pages 20 cm
Contents: Rendezvous / Alec Hudson --
The war of the worlds / H.G. Wells --
Madame Tellier's establishment / Guy de Maupassant --
Benito Cereno / Herman Melville --
The amorous duck / Charles G. Finney --
A visit to the folks / Ivan Turgenev --
The diamond lens / Fitz-James O'Brien --
The man without a country / Edward Everett Hale --
The man who killed Goliath / Elmer Davis --
The seed of McCoy / Jack London --
The gift of the Magi / O. Henry --
Undertaker song / Damon Runyon --
Little Sir Hercules / Aldous Huxley --
A question of habit / W.W. Jacobs --
Rope enough / John Collier --
The secret life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber --
Doctor Abraham / W. Somerset Maugham --
The trial of the bounty mutineers / Stephen Barney --
What makes a man unhappy / Thomas Carlyle --
The Rover boys in Russia; or, It happened to Adolf, too / Clifton Fadiman --
The magic bullet / Paul de Kruif --
Marooned / J.G. Lockhart --
What liberty is / Lord John Russell --
Torture / T.E. Lawrence --
The electrician / Carl van Doren --
On the fear of death / William Hazlitt --
The United States themselves are the greatest poem / Walt Whitman.
Responsibility: edited by George Macy for the Heritage press.

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