Synopses & Reviews
These ten treasured stories from the most influential authors of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries are selected for their literary importance as well as their dramatic, oral qualities. The following stories are included in this collection: "The One Million Pound Bank Note" by Mark Twain"The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Mark Twain"A Visit to Niagara" by Mark Twain"Mysterious Visit" by Mark Twain"The Blue Hotel" by Stephen Crane"The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" by Stephen Crane"The Eyes of the Panther" by Ambrose Bierce"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce"The Love of Life" by Jack London"To Build a Fire" by Jack London
These stories from American authors of the 19th and early 20th century were selected for their literary importance as well as their dramatic oral qualities. The stories include Mark Twain's "The One-Million Pound Bank Note, " "A Visit to Niagara, " and "A Mysterious Visit; " Stephen Crane's "The Blue Hotel; " Ambrose Bierce's "The Eyes of the Panther; " and Jack London's "The Love of Life" and "To Build a Fire."
These ten classic stories from four of America's greatest authors of the 19th and early 20th centuries--Mark Twain, Stephen Crane, Ambrose Bierce, and Jack London--were selected for their literary importance as well as their dramatic oral qualities. These stories are read by Patrick Fraley, Bruce Robertson, Patrick Hagan, and Russ Holcomb. Unabridged. 5 CDs.
Table of Contents
Mark Twain: "The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County", "The one-million pound bank note", A visit to Niagrara", and "A mysterious visit" -- Stephen Crane: "The blue hotel" and ""The bride comes to yellow sky" -- Ambrose Bierce: "An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" and "The eyes of the panther" -- Jack London: "To build a fire" and "Love of life".