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Great American Stories

10 Unabridged Classics

by Mark Twain Author · Stephen Crane Author


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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
  • Publication Details

    Blackstone Publishing
    Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
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    Stephen Crane (Author)

    Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and journalist. He worked as a reporter of slum life in New York and a highly paid war correspondent for newspaper tycoons William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. He wrote many works o...

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    Mark Twain (Author)

    Mark Twain (1835–1910) was born Samuel L. Clemens in the town of Florida, Missouri. One of the most popular and influential authors our nation has ever produced, his keen wit and incisive satire earned him praise from both critics and peers. He ha...

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    Jack London (Author)

    Jack London (1876-1916) was an American author, journalist, and social activist. Before making a living at his writing, he spent time as an oyster pirate, a sailor, a cannery worker, a gold miner, and a journalist. He was a pioneer in the then-bur...

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    Ambrose Bierce (Author)

    Ambrose Bierce (1842-ca. 1914) was an American journalist, short-story writer, and poet. Born in Ohio, he served in the Civil War and then settled in San Francisco. He wrote for Hearst's Examiner, his wit and satire making him the literary dictato...

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    Author :
    Stephen Crane
    Author :
    Mark Twain
    Narrator :
    Bruce Robertson
    Author :
    Jack London
    Narrator :
    Patrick Hogan
    Author :
    Ambrose Bierce
    Narrator :
    Patrick Fraley
    Narrator :
    Russ Holcomb
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