Great American Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Paperback)
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Featuring 19 of the finest works from the most distinguished writers in the American short-story tradition, this new compilation begins with Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1835 tale Young Goodman Brown and ranges across an entire century, concluding with Ernest Hemingway's 1927 classic, The Killers. Other selections include Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart, Melville's Bartleby, Harte's The Luck of Roaring Camp, To Build a Fire, by Jack London, The Real Thing by Henry James, F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice Bobs Her Hair, 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 tales will also prove popular with fiction readers everywhere.