4 edition of The passing of a profit and other forgotten stories found in the catalog.
The passing of a profit and other forgotten stories
H. L. Mencken
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by H.L. Mencken ; edited by Douglas Olson|
|LC Classifications||PS3525.E43 P37 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781935965077, 9781935965084|
|LC Control Number||2011036612|
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The Passing of a Profit is obligatory reading not merely for Mencken scholars but also for his legions of avid admirers. CONTENTS. Editor’s Foreword by Douglas Olson. The Defeat of Alfonso 2. The Cook’s Victory 3. The Woman and the Girl 4. The Crime of McSwane 5.
Like a Thief in the Night 6. The Flight of the Victor 7. The Point of the. – and Other Forgotten Stories. Nobody who loves H. Mencken’s voice will be immune to the charms of these stories.
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