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1887. Illustrated. Bret Harte's witty, sometimes heart-rending tales of frontier California earned him acclaim during the 1860s as the new prophet of American letters. His books, The Luck of Roaring Camp, The Outcasts of Poker Flat and M'liss, helped establish the foundations of western American fiction. Partial Contents: Stories-The Story of a Mine; Thankful Blossom: A Romance of the Jerseys; The Twins of Table Mountain; and Jeff Briggs's Love Story. Condensed Novels: Muck-a-Muck: A Modern Indian Novel; Selina Sedilia; The Ninety-Nine Guardsmen; Miss Mix; Mr. Midshipman Breezy: A Naval Officer; Guy Heavystone; or, Entire: A Muscular Novel; John Jenkins; or, The Smoker Reformed; Fantine. After the French of Victor Hugo; and La Femme. After the French of M. Michelet; and others. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.