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The £1,000,000 bank-note and other new stories

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New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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xliv, 260 pages, 26 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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A delightful collection of diverse tales, ranging from short stories and personal essays to literary criticism and travel pieces, The £1,000,000 Bank-Note gathers together nine works, many of which are now unobtainable elsewhere, that testify to the range of Twain's humor and the breadth of
his interests. "The £1,000,000 Bank-Note," one of Twain's best-loved tales, is a wish-fulfillment fantasy in which a bet between two rich English eccentrics catapults a down-and-out clerk from San Francisco into wealth, status and fame in London society. The other pieces range from "Mental
Telegraphy," a serious essay reflecting Twain's interest in extrasensory perception, to a tongue-in-cheek "Petition to the Queen of England" for relief from taxes. Readers will also find engaging travel essays, combining autobiographical reminiscence, tall tales, and ruminations on society and
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Includes bibliographical references.
APA Citation (style guide)

Twain, M. (1996). The £1,000,000 bank-note and other new stories. New York, Oxford University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 1996. The £1,000,000 Bank-note and Other New Stories. New York, Oxford University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910, The £1,000,000 Bank-note and Other New Stories. New York, Oxford University Press, 1996.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark. The £1,000,000 Bank-note and Other New Stories. New York, Oxford University Press, 1996.

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