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The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories

Mark Twain

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The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories is a book by the iconic American humorist and writer Mark Twain, first published in 1906. It is a collection of thirty comic short stories, including; The $30,000 Bequest; A Dog's Tale; Was It Heaven? Or Hell?; A Cure for the Blues; The Enemy Conquered; or, Love Triumphant; The Californian's Tale; A Helpless Situation; A Telephonic Conversation; Edward Mills and George Benton: A Tale; The five boons of Life; The First Writing-Machines; Italian Without A Master; Italian With Grammar; A Burlesque Biography; How To Tell A Story; General Washington's Negro Body-Servant; Wit Inspirations Of The Two-Year-Olds; An Entertaining Article; A Letter To The Secretary Of The Treasury; Amended Obituaries; A Monument To Adam; A Humane Word From Satan; Introduction To The New Guide Of The Conversation In Portuguese And English; Advice To Little Girls; Post-Mortem Poetry; The Danger Of Lying In Bed; Portrait Of King William III; Does The Race Of Man Love A Lord?; Extracts From Adam's Diary; and, Eve's Diary.

This book has 177 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1906.

Production notes: This e-book of The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories was published by Global Grey on the 17th November 2021.

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