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Selected short stories of Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Selected short stories of Mark Twain

by Mark Twain

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Published by Editions for the Armed Services, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected by Bernard DeVoto
SeriesArmed services editions -- S-9, Armed services editions -- S-9
ContributionsDe Voto, Bernard Augustine, 1897-1955
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16658679M

Mark Twain has contributed to numerous collections as well that include Mark Twain’s Sketches, Merry Tales, The $30, Bequest, and more, the most recent being Alonzo Fitz, published posthumously in He has had several non-fiction books come out in the course of his lengthy writing career. Mark Twain's Best Eight Great Short Stories By America's Master Humorist by Mark Twain and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Free courses taught by Hillsdale College faculty to pursue knowledge of the highest things, form character, and defend constitutional government. This carefully selected anthology contains witty, humorous and entertaining short stories by the classic authors, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Saki and Jack London. Essential vocabulary is explained for the advanced learner of English. The anthology includes an active table of contents.

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A Dog's Tale. Advice To Little Girls. A Fable. A Ghost Story. A Letter from Santa Claus. Amended Obituaries. Selected Shorter Writings of Mark Twain by Mark Twain, ed. by Walter Blair (Houghton Miflin )(PSB5). This is an entertaining collection of selected stories, essays, and correspondence by His Eminence Samuel Clemmons.

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