Gallegher and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Gallegher and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Richard Harding Davis
     
 

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Davis’s beloved character of Gallegher—a crime-solving Philadelphia newsboy—is introduced in this collection of short stories. The character later inspired Walt Disney to create a series of the same name that aired to great popularity in the 1960s. In another story in the volume, “The Cynical Miss Catherwaight,” Courtlandt Van Bibber

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Davis’s beloved character of Gallegher—a crime-solving Philadelphia newsboy—is introduced in this collection of short stories. The character later inspired Walt Disney to create a series of the same name that aired to great popularity in the 1960s. In another story in the volume, “The Cynical Miss Catherwaight,” Courtlandt Van Bibber resurfaces—a wealthy man about town who is Davis’s signature creation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411441125
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
260
File size:
373 KB

Meet the Author

Richard Harding Davis (1864–1916) American journalist, war correspondent, short-story writer, playwright, and novelist. He worked in politics as well as fashion. He is best known for his colorful firsthand accounts as a war correspondent in six wars including the Spanish-American War, the Greco-Turkish War, the Boer War, and World War I. His well-known works include Soldiers of Fortune and Gallegher and Other Stories.

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