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The Best American Humorous Short Stories
     

The Best American Humorous Short Stories

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This Halcyon Classics ebook contains nineteen short stories by several popular American writers of the 19th and early 20th centuries, including Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Bret Harte, and O. Henry. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.


THE LITTLE FRENCHMAN AND HIS WATER LOTS
George Pope

Overview

This Halcyon Classics ebook contains nineteen short stories by several popular American writers of the 19th and early 20th centuries, including Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Bret Harte, and O. Henry. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.


THE LITTLE FRENCHMAN AND HIS WATER LOTS
George Pope Morris

THE ANGEL OF THE ODD
Edgar Allan Poe

THE SCHOOLMASTER'S PROGRESS
Caroline M.S. Kirkland

THE WATKINSON EVENING
Eliza Leslie

TITBOTTOM'S SPECTACLES
George William Curtis

MY DOUBLE; AND HOW HE UNDID ME
Edward Everett Hale

A VISIT TO THE ASYLUM FOR AGED AND DECAYED PUNSTERS
Oliver Wendell Holmes

THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY
Mark Twain

ELDER BROWN'S BACKSLIDE
Harry Stillwell Edwards

THE HOTEL EXPERIENCE OF MR. PINK FLUKER
Richard Malcolm Johnston

THE NICE PEOPLE
Henry Cuyler Bunner

THE BULLER-PODINGTON COMPACT
Frank Richard Stockton

COLONEL STARBOTTLE FOR THE PLAINTIFF
Bret Harte

THE DUPLICITY OF HARGRAVES
O. Henry

BARGAIN DAY AT TUTT HOUSE
George Randolph Chester

A CALL
Grace MacGowan Cooke

HOW THE WIDOW WON THE DEACON
William James Lampton

GIDEON
Wells Hastings

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012214867
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
03/11/2011
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
268 KB

Meet the Author

Dennis O'Neil is the influential writer of comics including BATMAN, GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW, THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA and countless other titles. He is also the author of The DC Comics Guide to Writing for Comics (Watson Guptill).

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Best American Humorous Short Stories 1.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
webmaven More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An astonishing collection - the gatekeeper of the volume succeeded in excluding any contribution that could evoke a laugh; not a hint of a grin in this book. Even the dated style of the older works didn't evoke a snicker. Best to avoid.
Matthew Dreher More than 1 year ago
Do not waste your 99 cents.
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