The Best American Humorous Short Stories

The Best American Humorous Short Stories

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Eighteen of the very best classic American humorous short stories, including: The Little Frenchman and his Water Lots, by George Pope Morris—The Angel of the Odd, by Edgar Allan Poe—The Schoolmasters's Progress, by Caroline M.S. Kirkland—The Watkinson Evening, by Eliza Leslie—Titbottom's Spectacles, by George William Curtis—My Double and

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Eighteen of the very best classic American humorous short stories, including: The Little Frenchman and his Water Lots, by George Pope Morris—The Angel of the Odd, by Edgar Allan Poe—The Schoolmasters's Progress, by Caroline M.S. Kirkland—The Watkinson Evening, by Eliza Leslie—Titbottom's Spectacles, by George William Curtis—My Double and How He Undid Me, by Edward Everett Hale—A Visit to the Asylum for Aged and Decayed Punsters, by Oliver Wendell Holmes—The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, by Mark Twain—Elder Brown's Backslide, by Harry Stillwell Edwards—The Hotel Experience of Mr. Pink Fluker, by Richard Malcolm Johnston—The Nice People, by Henry Cuyler Bunner—The Buller-Podington Compact, by Frank Richard Stockton—Colonel Starbottle for the Plaintiff, by Bret Harte—The Duplicity of Hargraves, by O. Henry—Bargain Day at Tutt House, by George Randolph Chester—A Call, by Grace MacGowan Cooke—How the Widow Won the Deacon, by William James Lampton—and Gideon, by Wells Hastings

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ISBN-13:
9781613109526
Publisher:
Library of Alexandria
Publication date:
05/26/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
414 KB

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Best American Humorous Short Stories 1.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
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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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