This Reader's Digest (World's Best Reading) edition contains 13 Twain stories: -- The celebrated jumping frog -- The man that corrupted Hadleyburg -- A fable -- The story of the good little boy -- The story of the bad little boy -- The £1,000,000 bank note -- Jim Baker's bluejay yarn -- A medieval romance -- The $30,000 bequest -- The McWilliamses and the burglar alarm -- Was it heaven? or hell? -- Extract from Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven -- A dog's tale
A man who loves to place bets acquires a remarkable frog, which he claims can outjump any other frog in the county.
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A high-jumping frog named Daniel Webster...A town so boastfully free of corruption that one visitor decides to test its mettle...A man who buys a burglar alarm only to have it stolen with his other possessions. Such are the results when a traditional American genre, the tall tale, are put into the hands of a true American genius, Mark Twain. A collection of 13 stories.… (more)
Legacy Library: Mark Twain
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