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The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County (single story) (1865)
by Mark Twain
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0910584028, Paperback)Mark Twain's story of the Jumping Frog was first published in the New York Saturday Press in November, 1865. This version is a facsimile of an 1875 edition of Clemens' hilarious story and includes both the original story and one supposedly ""rescued"" from a translation into French. Contains the original illustrations plus contemporary wood engravings depicting mining life.
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A man who loves to place bets acquires a remarkable frog which he claims can outjump any other frog in the county.