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Bret Harte"s stories of the old West

Bret Harte

Bret Harte"s stories of the old West

by Bret Harte

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Published by Houghton Mifflin company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected by Wilhelmina Harper and Aimée M. Peters; illustrations by Paul Brown.
    ContributionsHarper, Wilhelmina, comp., Peters, Aimée Marguerite, joint comp.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.H252 Stc, PS1822 Stc
    The Physical Object
    Pagination322 p.
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6411112M
    LC Control Number40034192
    OCLC/WorldCa1022484

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    A great new collection of classic short fiction, brilliantly read by a selection of narrators. Includes the following stories: "The Lightening-Rod Man" by Herman Melville, "One of the Missing" by Ambrose Bierce, "The Leopard Man's Story" by Jack London, "Tennessee's Partner" by Bret Harte, "The New Catacomb" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "A Pair of Silk Stockings" by Kate Chopin, "My Watch" and. The life of Bret Harte divides itself, without adventitious forcing, into four quite distinct parts. First, we have the precocious boyhood, with its eager response to the intellectual stimulation of cultured parents; young Bret Harte assimilated Greek with amazing facility; devoured voraciously the works of Shakespeare, Dickens, Irving, Froissart, Cervantes, Fielding; and, with creditable.


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Between and Harte published only seven stories and soon was deeply in debt. He made lecture tours through the Eastern Seaboard, Midwest, and the South, and his first novel, Gabriel Conroy (), was a commercial success, but his financial troubles continued.

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Bret Harte wrote fiction about the rough and ready American West of the Gold Rush era, with his most popular story, “The Luck of Roaring Camp” mentioned on the historic plaque. Harte () was born in Albany and bounced around with his family in the northeast, winding up here at Hudson when he was about eight.

The Legend of Monte Del Diablo, An Old West Short Story. by Bret Harte. NOOK Book (eBook) $ All of the books are unabridged and include the following: Black Jack, The Untamed, Gunman’s Reckoning Twenty-one stories by Bret Harte:The luck of Roaring CampThe Outcasts of Poker FlatMigglesTennessee's PartnerThe Idly of Red GulchBrown.

OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: The Luck of Roaring Camp. --The outcasts of Poker Flat.-Tennessee's partner.-How Santa Claus came to Simpson'sBar.-Highwater mark.-M'liss.-An ingenue of the Sierras.-A ward of Colonel Starbottle's.-Miggles.-A knight-errant of the foothills.-Dick Boyle's business card.-Plain language from truthful James.

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Recurring character Yuba Bill has fallen in love -- but the woman he married is revealed as a "she-devil" who abandoned her previous husband and drove.