The Revolt of Mother and Other Stories

Author: Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486158381
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Eight vivid, poignant tales of self-reliant New England women. Well-known title story plus "A New England Nun," "Old Woman Magoun," "Gentian," "One Good Time," plus 3 others.

The Revolt of Mother

Author: Mary Wilkins Freeman
Publisher: Perfection Learning
ISBN: 9780895987594
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Mary Wilkins Freeman [RL 7 IL 9-12] After 40 years, "Mother" takes a stand and pries a new house from her husband. Themes: seizing opportunities; demanding justice. 44 pages. Tale Blazers.

The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1365192180
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First published in the June 1922 issue of The Smart Set magazine, 'The Diamond as big as The Ritz' is one of F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpieces. Fans of 'The Great Gatsby' will enjoy this satirical short story set during the Jazz Age.

Detection by Gaslight

Author: Douglas G. Greene
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486114120
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Fourteen extraordinary Victorian and Edwardian crime stories by Rudyard Kipling, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jacques Futrelle, G. K. Chesterton, and others — many never before published in book form.

Great Short Stories by Great American Writers

Author: Thomas Fasano
Publisher: Coyote Canyon Press
ISBN: 0982129874
Format: PDF, ePub
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Featuring 30 of the greatest short stories from the most distinguished writers in the American short-story tradition, this new anthology begins with Washington Irving's tale "Rip Van Winkle" and ranges across more than one hundred years of storytelling, concluding with F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic, "Winter Dreams." Other selections include Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher," Melville's "Bartleby, The Scrivener," Harte's "The Luck of Roaring Camp," "To Build a Fire," by Jack London, "The Middle Years" by Henry James, plus stories by Mark Twain, Sarah Orne Jewett, Charles Chesnutt, Kate Chopin, Stephen Crane, Willa Cather, Ambrose Bierce, Theodore Dreiser, and others. Perfect for classroom use, this outstanding collection of short stories will also prove popular with fiction readers everywhere.

Great Speeches

Author: Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486153614
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Includes 27 masterly speeches: First Inaugural Address, message to Congress after Pearl Harbor ("a day that will live in infamy"), Fireside Chats, Fourth Inaugural Address, many more.

King Solomon s Mines

Author: H. Rider Haggard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486447820
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Praised as "the most amazing story ever written," this 1885 story tells the tale in which Allan Quatermain, a gentleman adventurer, is hired to locate a man who has disappeared into the heart of Africa while hunting for the legendary lost diamond mines of King Solomon.

The Encantadas and Other Stories

Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486115402
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This collection features 14 of Melville's short stories reprinted from Harper's and Putnam's magazines, including "The Encantadas or Enchanted Isles," a dramatic story set on the Galapagos Islands, plus "The Bell-Tower," more.

Easter 1916 and Other Poems

Author: William Butler Yeats
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486114228
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Compilation of all the poems from The Wild Swans at Coole (1919) and Michael Robartes and the Dancer (1921) includes "The Second Coming," "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death," many others.

The Wind in the Rose Bush

Author: Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776580672
Format: PDF, ePub
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Author Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman gained acclaim in her time as a chronicler of life in rural New England. In this creepy collection of supernatural tales, Freeman makes full use of both her spare, skillful prose and keen understanding of the regional culture in setting the perfect backdrop for strange and unexplained phenomena.