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Spoken Freely Presents: Going Public... in Shorts

Spoken Freely

Published June 1st 2013
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From haunting ghost stories to classic fairy tales, Going Public … In Shorts! is a collection of forty classic and lesser-known works by history’s greatest writers.Among the stories included are “The Death of a Government Clerk,” Anton Chekhov’sMoreFrom haunting ghost stories to classic fairy tales, Going Public … In Shorts! is a collection of forty classic and lesser-known works by history’s greatest writers.Among the stories included are “The Death of a Government Clerk,” Anton Chekhov’s defining vignette- “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” Mark Twain’s comedic story that earned him national fame- “The Gift of the Magi,” O. Henry’s masterful Christmastime tale about love and sacrifice- and “The Story of an Hour,” Kate Chopin’s enduring feminist work about a frail woman and her dead husband.Also included are lesser-known stories such as “Brown Wolf,” a short tale by Jack London- “The Diamond as Big as the Ritz,” an early thriller-romance by F. Scott Fitzgerald- “The Spectre Bridegroom,” a folk tale–style ghost story by Washington Irving- and “The Prophets’ Paradise,” a dreamlike narrative by Robert W. Chambers.Proceeds from sale of this title go to Reach Out and Read, an innovative literacy advocacy organization.