The Best American Humorous Short Stories

The Best American Humorous Short Stories

by Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe


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This anthology of short stories by nineteenth-century and very early twentieth-century include both well-known authors Poe, Twain, O. Henry, Holmes, Harte, etc.and those largely unknown today. This volume offers those readers who take pride in having their own taste and criteria for what is enjoyable the opportunity to enjoy these forgotten treasures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781505421019
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/09/2014
Series: Poe and Twain collaboration
Pages: 266
Sales rank: 600,746
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), best known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist noted for the novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (which has been called "The Great American Novel") and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, among many other books. Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and he spent time as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before finding fame as a writer.

Date of Birth:

November 30, 1835

Date of Death:

April 21, 1910

Place of Birth:

Florida, Missouri

Place of Death:

Redding, Connecticut

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