The Classic American Short Story Megapack (Volume 1): 34 of the Greatest Stories Ever Written [NOOK Book]

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The Classic American Short Story Megapack (Volume 1) assembles 34 of the greatest stories ever written by American authors -- including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Ambrose Bierce, Edgar Allan Poe, Bret Harte, Sherwood Anderson, Mark ...
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The Classic American Short Story Megapack (Volume 1): 34 of the Greatest Stories Ever Written

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Overview

The Classic American Short Story Megapack (Volume 1) assembles 34 of the greatest stories ever written by American authors -- including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Ambrose Bierce, Edgar Allan Poe, Bret Harte, Sherwood Anderson, Mark Twain, O. Henry, Jack London, and Stephen Crane. Includes multiple stories per author, their most famous short works, along with biographical notes.


Complete contents:


YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

THE CELESTIAL RAILROAD, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

THE GREAT STONE FACE, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

ETHAN BRAND, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

RIP VAN WINKLE, by Washington Irving

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, by Washington Irving

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A POCKET-HANDKERCHIEF by James Fenimore Cooper

THE DAMNED THING, by Ambrose Bierce

AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK, by Ambrose Bierce

THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER, by Edgar Allan Poe

THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO, by Edgar Allan Poe

THE PURLOINED LETTER, by Edgar Allan Poe

THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM, by Edgar Allan Poe

THE PREMATURE BURIAL, by Edgar Allan Poe

THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE, by Edgar Allan Poe

THE LUCK OF ROARING CAMP, by Bret Harte

THE OUTCASTS OF POKER FLAT, by Bret Hartev
HANDS, by Sherwood Anderson

I’M A FOOL, by Sherwood Anderson

THE MAN THAT CORRUPTED HADLEYBURG, by Mark Twain

THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY, by Mark Twain

THE GIFT OF THE MAGI, by O. Henry

THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF, by O. Henry

THE COP AND THE ANTHEM, by O. Henry

A RETRIEVED REFORMATION, by O. Henry

THE DUPLICITY OF HARGRAVES, by O. Henry

TO BUILD A FIRE, by Jack London

AN ODYSSEY OF THE NORTH, by Jack London

LOVE OF LIFE, by Jack London

THE HEATHEN, by Jack London

THE PEARLS OF PARLAY, by Jack London

THE BRIDE COMES TO YELLOW SKY, by Stephen Crane

THE MONSTER, by Stephen Crane

THE BLUE HOTEL, by Stephen Crane



And don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for Megapack to see the other great entries in this series -- covering science fiction, fantasy, horror, mysteries, westerns, children's literature, and much, much more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781434447081
  • Publisher: Wildside Press
  • Publication date: 1/17/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 621
  • Sales rank: 141,019
  • File size: 1,005 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2014

    some good, some not so good

    Some stories were just plain hard to understand; they certainly did talk different then. Some I really did enjoy and some...... I
    skipped.
    That is the beauty of the mega packs, read what you like and skip what you don't.
    Pamisue

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