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The Lake Gun

By Cooper, James Fenimore

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Book Id: WPLBN0000678917
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 111.35 KB.
Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: The Lake Gun  
Author: Cooper, James Fenimore
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections: Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
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Excerpt: ?The Lake Gun? is one of James Fenimore Cooper?s very few short stories, and was written in the last year of his life. It was commissioned by George E. Wood for publication in a volume of miscellaneous stories and poems called ?The Parthenon? (New York: George E. Wood, 1850), and Cooper received $100 for it. The story was reprinted a few years later in a similar volume called ?Specimens of American Literature? (New York, 1866). It was published in book form in 1932 in a slipcased edition limited to 450 copies (New York: William Farquhar Payson, 1932) with an introduction by Robert F. Spiller.


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