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An anthology of famous American stories;, edited by Angus Burrell and Bennett Cerf

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An anthology of famous American stories;
Title
An anthology of famous American stories;
Statement of responsibility
edited by Angus Burrell and Bennett Cerf
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Editor
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Irving / The legend of sleepy hollow -- Rip Van Winkle -- Hawthorne / The great stone face -- Rappaccini's daughter -- Poe / The murders in the rue morgue -- The pit and the pendulum -- The purloined letter -- Melville / Billy Budd, foretopman -- Hale / The man without a country -- O'Brien / The diamond lens -- Stockton / The lady, or the tiger? -- Twain / The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County -- The man that corrupted Hadleybury -- Aldrich / Marjorie Daw -- Howells / Editha -- Harte / The outcasts of Poker Flat -- Bierce / An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge -- The boarded window -- James / The real thing -- The author of Beltraffio -- Harris / Brer rabbit, brer fox, and the tar baby -- Jewett / The courting of sister Wisby -- Hearn / The boy who drew cats -- Atherton / The pearls of loreto -- Garland The return of a private -- Wilkins / A new England nun -- Wharton / The mission of Jane -- O. Henry / The furnished room -- A blackjack bargainer -- A municipal report -- Harding Davis / The bar sinister -- Ade / Effie Whittlesy -- Tarkington / "Little gentlemen"--Norris / A deal in wheat -- Crane / The open boat -- Dreiser / The lost Phoebe -- O'Higgins / Big Dan Reilly -- Stein / The good Anna -- Cather / Paul's case -- London / To build a fire -- Anderson / I'm a fool -- I want to know why -- Johnson / The great pancake record -- Cabell / Porcelain cups -- Hergesheimer / Wild oranges -- Glaspell / A jury of her peers -- Ferber / The afternoon of a faun -- Lardner / Some like them cold -- The golden honeymoon -- Steele / The man who saw through heaven -- Beer / Tact -- Aiken / Silent snow, secret snow -- Parker / Big blonde -- Morley / The arrow -- Winslow / A cycle of Manhattan -- Porter / Maria Concepcion -- Thurber / The secret life of Walter Mitty -- Fitzgerald / The rich boy -- Dos Passos / The body of an American -- Faulkner / A rose for Emily -- Hemingway / The killers -- The gambler, the nun, and the radio -- Steinbeck / The red pony -- Wolfe / A portrait of Bascom Hawke -- Brush / Night club -- Caldwell / Kneel to the rising sun -- O'Hara / Do you like it here? -- Saroyan / The daring young man on the flying trapeze -- Welty / The hitch-hikers -- Van Tilburg / The portable phonograph -- Shaw / Act of faith -- Schulberg / My Christmas carol -- Salinger / Pretty mouth and green my eyes
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commitment to retain
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Also issued online.
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DLC
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Burrell, Angus
Dewey number
  • 813.08
  • 813.0108
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ1.B94
  • PN3321
LC item number
  • An
  • .B94 1953
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1898-1971
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Cerf, Bennett
Series statement
The Modern library of the world's best books. A Modern library giant
Series volume
G77]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Short stories, American
  • Manners and customs
  • Short stories, American
  • United States
  • Short stories, American
Label
An anthology of famous American stories;, edited by Angus Burrell and Bennett Cerf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1936 under title: The bedside book of famous American stories
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The purloined letter
  • Katherine Anne Porter
  • The secret life of Walter Mitty
  • James Thurber
  • The rich boy
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The body of an American
  • John Dos Passos--
  • A rose for Emily
  • William Faulkner
  • The killers
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • The gambler, the nun, and the radio
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • The red pony
  • John Steinbeck
  • A portrait of Bascom Hawke
  • Thomas Wolfe
  • Night club
  • Katharine Brush
  • Kneel to the rising sun
  • Erskine Caldwell
  • Billy Budd, foretopman
  • Do you like it here?
  • John O'Hara
  • The daring young man on the flying trapeze
  • William Saroyan
  • The hitch-hikers
  • Eudora Welty
  • The portable phonograph
  • Walter Van Tilburg Clark
  • Act of faith
  • Irwin Shaw
  • Herman Melville
  • My Christmas carol
  • Budd Schulberg
  • Pretty mouth and green my eyes
  • J.D. Salinger
  • The man without a country
  • Edward Everett Hale
  • The diamond lens
  • Fitz-James O'Brien
  • The lady, or the tiger?
  • Frank R. Stockton
  • The legend of sleepy hollow
  • The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County ;The man that corrupted Hadleybury
  • Mark Twain
  • Marjorie Daw
  • Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • Editha
  • William Dean Howells
  • The outcasts of Poker Flat
  • Francis Bret Harte
  • An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
  • The boarded window /Ambrose Bierce
  • Rip Van Winkle
  • The real thing
  • The author of Beltraffio
  • Henry James
  • Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and the tar baby
  • Joel Chandler Harris
  • The courting of sister Wisby
  • Sarah Orne Jewitt
  • The boy who drew cats
  • Lafcadio Hearn
  • The pearls of Loreto
  • Washington Irving
  • Gertrude Atherton
  • The return of a Private
  • Hamlin Garland
  • A New England nun
  • Mary E. Wilkins
  • The mission of Jane
  • Edith Wharton
  • The furnished room
  • A blackjack bargainer
  • A municipal report
  • The great stone face
  • O. Henry
  • The bar sinister
  • Richard Harding Davis
  • Effie Whittlesy
  • George Ade
  • "Little gentlemen"
  • Booth Tarkington
  • A deal in wheat
  • Frank Norris
  • The open boat
  • Rappaccini's daughter
  • Stephen Crane
  • The lost Phoebe
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • Big Dan Reilly
  • Harvey O'Higgins
  • The good Anna
  • Gertrude Stein
  • Paul's case
  • Willa Cather
  • To build a fire
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Jack London
  • I'm a fool
  • I want to know why
  • Sherwood Anderson
  • The great pancake record
  • Owen Johnson
  • Porcelain cups
  • James Branch Cabell
  • Wild oranges
  • Joseph Hergesheimer
  • The murders in the Rue Morgue
  • A jury of her peers
  • Susan Glaspell
  • The afternoon of a faun
  • Edna Ferber
  • Some like them cold
  • The golden honeymoon
  • Ring Lardner
  • The man who saw through heaven
  • Wilbur Daniel Steele
  • Tact
  • The pit and the pendulum
  • Thomas Beer
  • Silent snow, secret snow
  • Conrad Aiken
  • Big blonde
  • Dorothy Parker
  • The arrow
  • Christopher Morley
  • A cycle of Manhattan
  • Thyra Samter Winslow
  • María Concepción
Control code
ocm00296364
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
1340 pages
Lccn
53009916
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 10277
  • (OCoLC)00296364
Label
An anthology of famous American stories;, edited by Angus Burrell and Bennett Cerf
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1936 under title: The bedside book of famous American stories
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The purloined letter
  • Katherine Anne Porter
  • The secret life of Walter Mitty
  • James Thurber
  • The rich boy
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The body of an American
  • John Dos Passos--
  • A rose for Emily
  • William Faulkner
  • The killers
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • The gambler, the nun, and the radio
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • The red pony
  • John Steinbeck
  • A portrait of Bascom Hawke
  • Thomas Wolfe
  • Night club
  • Katharine Brush
  • Kneel to the rising sun
  • Erskine Caldwell
  • Billy Budd, foretopman
  • Do you like it here?
  • John O'Hara
  • The daring young man on the flying trapeze
  • William Saroyan
  • The hitch-hikers
  • Eudora Welty
  • The portable phonograph
  • Walter Van Tilburg Clark
  • Act of faith
  • Irwin Shaw
  • Herman Melville
  • My Christmas carol
  • Budd Schulberg
  • Pretty mouth and green my eyes
  • J.D. Salinger
  • The man without a country
  • Edward Everett Hale
  • The diamond lens
  • Fitz-James O'Brien
  • The lady, or the tiger?
  • Frank R. Stockton
  • The legend of sleepy hollow
  • The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County ;The man that corrupted Hadleybury
  • Mark Twain
  • Marjorie Daw
  • Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • Editha
  • William Dean Howells
  • The outcasts of Poker Flat
  • Francis Bret Harte
  • An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
  • The boarded window /Ambrose Bierce
  • Rip Van Winkle
  • The real thing
  • The author of Beltraffio
  • Henry James
  • Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and the tar baby
  • Joel Chandler Harris
  • The courting of sister Wisby
  • Sarah Orne Jewitt
  • The boy who drew cats
  • Lafcadio Hearn
  • The pearls of Loreto
  • Washington Irving
  • Gertrude Atherton
  • The return of a Private
  • Hamlin Garland
  • A New England nun
  • Mary E. Wilkins
  • The mission of Jane
  • Edith Wharton
  • The furnished room
  • A blackjack bargainer
  • A municipal report
  • The great stone face
  • O. Henry
  • The bar sinister
  • Richard Harding Davis
  • Effie Whittlesy
  • George Ade
  • "Little gentlemen"
  • Booth Tarkington
  • A deal in wheat
  • Frank Norris
  • The open boat
  • Rappaccini's daughter
  • Stephen Crane
  • The lost Phoebe
  • Theodore Dreiser
  • Big Dan Reilly
  • Harvey O'Higgins
  • The good Anna
  • Gertrude Stein
  • Paul's case
  • Willa Cather
  • To build a fire
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Jack London
  • I'm a fool
  • I want to know why
  • Sherwood Anderson
  • The great pancake record
  • Owen Johnson
  • Porcelain cups
  • James Branch Cabell
  • Wild oranges
  • Joseph Hergesheimer
  • The murders in the Rue Morgue
  • A jury of her peers
  • Susan Glaspell
  • The afternoon of a faun
  • Edna Ferber
  • Some like them cold
  • The golden honeymoon
  • Ring Lardner
  • The man who saw through heaven
  • Wilbur Daniel Steele
  • Tact
  • The pit and the pendulum
  • Thomas Beer
  • Silent snow, secret snow
  • Conrad Aiken
  • Big blonde
  • Dorothy Parker
  • The arrow
  • Christopher Morley
  • A cycle of Manhattan
  • Thyra Samter Winslow
  • María Concepción
Control code
ocm00296364
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
1340 pages
Lccn
53009916
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 10277
  • (OCoLC)00296364

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