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The Luck of the Roaring Camp by Bret Harte
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The Luck of the Roaring Camp

by Bret Harte

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A baby is born. A brings good luck- they call him "The luck." And in "A portrait of jack Hamlin jack changes a girl. But is he good or bad? ( )
  getreadingadw | Dec 21, 2009 |
There are some stories in this book.
I like `Miss Mullins of the Sierras' in them because it was impressing to me. ( )
  japones | Nov 10, 2008 |
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'The Luck' in this story is a baby boy born in Roaring Camp, a California gold rush settlement. The baby's mother dies in childbirth and the men decide to bring up the boy themselves. His presence inspires them to drop their gambling and brawling. When gold is discovered, they believe the child has brought them this good fortune, but can this 'Luck' last? These are classic American short stories - published in 1868.

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