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The Best American Humorous Short Stories

ISBN13: 9781426445446
ISBN: 142644544X
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $24.99
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
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Pages: 320
Average Goodreads rating: 3.14/5

Alexander Jessup, Editor

A massive collection of humorous stories from America's favorite writers:
The Little Frenchman and His Water Lots (1839) George Pope Morris
The Angel of the Odd (1844) Edgar Allan Poe
The Schoolmaster's Progress (1844) Caroline M.S. Kirkland
The Watkinson Evening (1846) Eliza Leslie
Titbottom's Spectacles (1854) George William Curtis
My Double; and How He Undid Me (1859) Edward Everett Hale
A Visit to the Asylum for Aged and Decayed Punsters (1861) Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (1865) Mark Twain
Elder Brown's Backslide (1885) Harry Stillwell Edwards
The Hotel Experience of Mr. Pink Fluker (1886) Richard Malcolm Johnston
The Nice People (1890) Henry Cuyler Bunner
The Buller-Podington Compact (1897) Frank Richard Stockton
Colonel Starbottle for the Plaintiff (1901) Bret Harte
The Duplicity of Hargraves (1902) O. Henry
Bargain Day at Tutt House (1905) George Randolph Chester
A Call (1906) Grace MacGowan Cooke
How the Widow Won the Deacon (1911) William James Lampton
Gideon (1914) Wells Hastings