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Great American Short Stories (1977, original release: 1977)


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Published: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, [1977] ©1977
Edition:  First edition
Description:  640 pages ; 24 cm
Language:  English

Winter dreams / What stumped the bluejays / To build a fire / A jury of her peers / Storm / Pioneer hep-cat / Furnished room / I can't breathe / Short happy life of Francis Macomber / A New England nun / Chrysanthemums / Tell-tale heart / Man who saw the flood / Barn burning / Yellow wall paper / Hook / Key / Shore line at sunset / Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown / Coroner's inquest / Roman fever / Outcasts of Poker Flat / Last gas station / Fifty-first dragon / Sir Edmund Orme / Daemon lover / Blue hotel / You'll never know, dear, how much I0 love you / Beauty / Devil and Daniel Webster / Winter night / Bartleby the scrivener / Christmas is a sad season for the poor / Boarded window / Jug of silver / Night club / Lost phoebe / Most dangerous game / Magic barrel / If Grant had been drinking at appomattox / Legend of sleepy hollow / Music of Erich Zann / Enoch and the gorilla / Untold lie / Horse Thief / Haunted boy / Valiant woman / Minister's black veil / Rockpile / Enchanted bluff / O how she laughed! /

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