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Author of introduction, etc. Masson, Thomas L., 1866-1934
LoC No. 16017415
Title Short stories from Life: The 81 prize stories in "Life's" Shortest Story Contest
Original Publication United States: Doubleday, Page & Company,1916.
Contents Introduction, by Thomas L. Masson -- Thicker than water (first prize), by Ralph Henry Barbour and George Randolph Osborne -- The answer (second prize), by Harry Stillwell Edwards -- Her memory (third prize divided), by Dwight M. Wiley -- Business and ethics (third prize divided), by Redfield Ingalls -- N. B., by Joseph Hall -- The clearest call, by Brevard Mays Connor -- Greater love hath no man, by Selwyn Grattan -- The Gretchen plan, by William Johnston -- The glory of war, by M. B. Levick -- The aviator, by Hornell Hart -- Loyalty, by Clarence Herbert New -- Moses comes to Burning Bush, by W. T. Larned -- North of fifty-three, by Mary Woodbury Caswell -- The old things, by Jessie Anderson Chase -- The forced march, by Hornell Hart -- Approximating the ultimate with Aunt Sarah, by Charles Earl Gaymon -- The horse heaver, by Lyman Bryson -- The ego of the metropolis, by Thomas T. Hoyne -- The gay deceiver, by Howard P. Stephenson -- In cold blood, by Joseph Hall -- Housework: and the man, by Freeman Tilden -- His journey's end, by Ruth Sterry -- Food for thought, by Harriet Lummis Smith -- Hope, by Edward Thomas Noonan -- Collusion, by Lincoln Steffens -- Faithful to the end, by Clair W. Perry -- Arletta, by Margaret Ade -- Which?, by Joseph Hall -- What the vandals leave, by Herbert Riley Howe -- Ben. T. Allen, Atty., vs. Himself, by William H. Hamby -- The joke on Preston, by Lewis Allen -- The idyl, by Joseph F. Whelan -- Withheld, by Ella B. Argo -- Up and down, by Bertha Lowry Gwynne -- Patches, by Francis E. Norris -- The arm at Gravelotte, by William Almon Wolff -- The bad man, by Harry C. Goodwin -- Nemesis, by Mary Clark -- The black door, by Gordon Seagrove -- The man who told, by John Cutler -- The unanswered call, by Thomas T. Hayne -- The women in the case, by Mary Sams Cooke -- The cat that came back, by Virginia West -- "Solitaire" Bill, by Arthur Felix McEachern -- Just a pal, by Elsie D. Knisely -- When "kultur" was beaten, by Lieutenant X -- Presumption of innocence, by Lyman Bryson -- A Mexican vivandière, by H. C. Washburn -- Mother's birthday present, by Carrie Seever -- Red blood or blue, by E. Montgomery -- Impulsive Mr. Jiggs, by Roger Brown -- Tomaso and me, by Graham Clark -- The Old Grove Crossing, by Albert H. Coggins -- Lost and found, by John Kendrick Bangs -- You never can tell, by "B. MacArthur" -- The escape, by A. Leslie Goodwin -- Two letters, a telegram, and a finale, by H. S. Haskins -- The intruder, by Reginald Barlow -- Molten metal, by Hornell Hart -- The winner's loss, by Elliott Flower -- The recoil of the gun, by Marian Parker -- "Man may love", by Robert Sharp -- One way; and another, by Noble May -- The black patch, by Randolph Hartley -- A shipboard romance, by Lewis Allen -- The coward, by Philip Francis Cook -- The heart of a burglar, by Jane Dahl -- The reward, by Herbert Heron -- The first girl, by Louise Pond Jewell -- A sophistry of art, by Eugene Smith -- The message in the air, by B. R. Stevens -- In a garden, by Catherine Runscomb -- A clever catch, by Lloyd F. Loux -- Strictly business, by Lincoln Steffens -- The advent of the majority, by Stella Wynne Herron -- The night nurse, by Will S. Gidley -- Why the trench was lost, by Charles F. Pietsch -- The king of the pledgers, by H. R. R. Hertzberg -- A po-lice-man, by Lincoln Steffens -- The quest of the V. C., by A. Byers Fletcher -- Somewhere in Belgium, by Percy Godfrey Savage.
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Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject Short stories, American
Subject American fiction -- 20th century
Category Text
EBook-No. 68085
Release Date
Most Recently Updated May 19, 2022
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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