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The Best American Short Stories - cover

The Best American Short Stories

Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, Herman Melville, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James, Kate Chopin, Stephen Crane, O. Henry, William Dean Howells, Bret Harte, Ambrose Bierce, Sarah Orne Jewett, H. P. Lovecraft, Willa Cather, Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Ernest Hemingway, Theodore Dreiser, Mary Wilkins-Freeman, Charles W. Chesnutt, William Faulkner, Jack London

Publisher: Musaicum Books

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Summary

The unique American short stories ranging from satire, social injustice, horror, adventure and psychological  turmoi, are most appreciated american literary works around the world. We present to you the collection of the greatest works of short fiction by the masters of their craft:
Content:
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (Mark Twain)
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg (Mark Twain)
To Build a Fire (Jack London)
A Piece of Steak (Jack London)
An Odyssey of the North (Jack London)
The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry)
The Ransom of Red Chief (O. Henry)
The Cop and the Anthem (O. Henry)
A Retrieved Reformation (O. Henry)
The Fall of the House of Usher (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Tell-Tale Heart (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Black Cat (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Birthmark (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
Rappacini's Daughter (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
Rip Van Winkle (Washington Irving)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Washington Irving)
The Call of Cthulhu (H. P. Lovecraft)
At the Mountains of Madness (H. P. Lovecraft)
The Shadow over Innsmouth (H. P. Lovecraft)
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Ambrose Bierce)
Chickamauga (Ambrose Bierce)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
Bernice Bobs Her Hair (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Turn of the Screw (Henry James)
Daisy Miller – A Study (Henry James)
Bartleby the Scrivener (Herman Melville)
Benito Cereno (Herman Melville)
Desiree's Baby (Kate Chopin)
The Open Boat (Stephen Crane)
The Luck of Roaring Camp (Bret Harte)
A White Heron (Sarah Orne Jewett)
Out of Season (Ernest Hemingway)
The Revolt of 'Mother' (Mary Wilkins Freeman)
The Yellow Wallpaper (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
Christmas Every Day (William Dean Howells)
Ethan Frome (Edith Wharton)
Paul's Case (Willa Cather)
The Abbot's Ghost (Louisa May Alcott)
The Wife of His Youth (Charles W. Chesnutt)
Barn Burning (William Faulkner)
The Lost Phoebe (Theodore Dreiser)

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