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International Short Stories Volume 1: American Stories

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The first volume of a 3 volume anthology, this work focuses on American short stories and draws from Nathaniel Hawthorne, Anna Katherine Greene, James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allan Poe and many other favorites. Topics range from historical to science fiction, melodramatic to philosophic.

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[Frontispiece: Anna Katharine Green]

INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORIES

EDITED BY

WILLIAM PATTEN

A NEW COLLECTION OF FAMOUS EXAMPLES FROM THE LITERATURES OF ENGLAND, FRANCE AND AMERICA

AMERICAN

P F COLLIER & SON

NEW YORK

Copyright, 1910

BY P. F. COLLIER & SON

The use of the copyrighted stories in this collection has been authorized in each case by their authors or by their representatives.

AMERICAN STORIES

THE PROPHETIC PICTURES . . . . . . . . . . . . By Nathaniel Hawthorne

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW . . . . . . . . . . By Washington Irving

THE GOLD BUG . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . By Edgar Allan Poe

CORPORAL FLINT'S MURDER . . . . . . . . . . . . By J. Fenimore Cooper (From "The Oak Openings")

UNCLE JIM AND UNCLE BILLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . By Bret Harte

THE NOTARY OF PERIGUEUX . . . . . . . . . . . . . By H. W. Longfellow

THE WIDOW'S CRUISE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . By F. R. Stockton

THE COUNT AND THE WEDDING QUEST . . . . . . . . . . . . . By O. Henry

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