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The complete short stories / Mark Twain ; with an introduction by Adam Gopnik.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307959379
  • ISBN: 0307959376
  • ISBN: 9781841593463
  • ISBN: 184159346X
  • Physical Description: xxv, 716 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Notorious jumping frog of Calaveras County -- Story of the bad little boy -- Cannibalism in the cars -- Day at Niagara -- Legend of the Capitoline Venus -- Journalism in Tennessee -- Curious dream -- Facts in the great beef contract -- How I edited an agricultural paper -- Medieval romance -- My watch -- Political economy -- Science vs luck -- Story of the good little boy -- Buck Fanshaw's funeral -- Story of the old ram -- Tom Quartz -- Trial -- Trials of Simon Erickson -- True story -- Experience of the McWilliamses with membranous croup -- Some learned fables for good old boys and girls -- Canvasser's tale -- Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton -- Edward Mills and George Benton: A tale -- Man who put up at Gadsby's -- Mrs. McWilliams and the lightning -- What stumped the bluejays -- Curious experience -- Invalid's story -- McWilliamses and the burglar alarm -- Stolen white elephant -- Burning brand -- Dying man's confession -- Professor's yarn -- Ghost story -- Luck -- Playing courier -- Californian's tale -- Diary of Adam and Eve -- Esquimau maiden's romance -- Is he living or is he dead? -- $1,000,000 bank-note -- Cecil Rhodes and the shark -- Joke that made Ed's fortune -- Story without an end -- Man that corrupted Hadleyburg -- Death disk -- Two little tales -- Belated Russian passport -- Double-barreled detective story -- Five boons of life -- Was it heaven? or hell? -- Dog's tale -- $30,000 bequest -- Horse's tale -- Hunting the deceitful turkey -- Extract from Captain Stormfield's visit to Heaven -- Fable -- Mysterious stranger.
Summary, etc.:
Presents a volume of satirical short tales by the literary master that includes such classics as "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg," and "The Diary of Adam and Eve."
Subject: Short stories, American.
Short stories.
Short stories.
Short stories, American.
Genre: Short stories.
Humorous fiction.
Short stories.
Short stories.
Humorous fiction.