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Publisher Comments:

A rich anthology, stylishly packaged and brimming over with heartwarming drama, seasonal merriment, and unexpected thrills. The author, who has been creating original and highly praised collections for thirty years, believes in bringing new energy to the term “old-fashioned.” That is to say, she is a readers reader who loves to uncover those stories written in another time that surprise us by their vibrancy, by the way they move us or make us laugh, while also reminding us of our most deeply held values and our ideals.

Among the writers included are such familiar classic masters as Bret Harte, Mark Twain, Sarah Orne Jewett, Saki, O. Henry, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The real idea, however, is the crafting of a book that is as unexpected in its roster of authors as it is in its effect on our hearts and spirits.

About the Author

MICHELE SLUNG is a writer, editor and small landholder in upstate New York.

She has two cats and many old stone walls. She is the author of the

bestselling Momilie®: As My Mother Used to Say® and More Momilies®, which

are being issued in a 20th anniversary edition in 2006. There are over a

million copies of the Momilies® books in print.

Her other titles, which have been translated into a dozen languages, include

Crime on Her Mind: Fifteen Stories of Female Sleuths from the Victorian Era

to the Forties (1975), The Absent-Minded Professor's Memory Book (1985),

Hear! Here! Sounds Around the World (1996), Murder & Other Acts of

Literature (1997), National Geographic Cat Shots (1998), Living With

Cannibals & Other Tales of Women's Adventures (2000), The Victoria Reader: A

Treasury of Timeless Stories (2003) and The Garden of Reading: An

Anthology of Twentieth-Century Short Fiction About Gardens and Gardeners

(2005).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786718030
Author:
Slung, Michele
Publisher:
Running Press
Author:
Adapted by Michele Slung
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Christmas stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20061030
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.5 in 15.5 oz

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