The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales

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The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales

Author

Bret Harte

About this book

"The Luck of Roaring Camp" is a short story by American author Bret Harte. It was first published in the August 1868 issue of the Overland Monthly and helped push Harte to international prominence.[1] The story is about the birth of a baby boy in a 19th-century gold prospecting camp. The boy's mother, Cherokee Sal, dies in childbirth, so the men of Roaring Camp must raise it themselves.

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The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales, by Bret Harte
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PUBLISHERS’ NOTE
GENERAL INTRODUCTION
THE LUCK OF ROARING CAMP
THE OUTCASTS OF POKER FLAT
MIGGLES
TENNESSEE’S PARTNER
THE IDYL OF BED GULCH
BROWN OF CALAVERAS
MUCK-A-MUCK
SELINA SEDILIA
THE NINETY-NINE GUARDSMEN
MISS MIX
MR. MIDSHIPMAN BREEZY
GUY HEAVYSTONE; OR, “ENTIRE”
JOHN JENKINS
FANTINE
“LA FEMME”
THE DWELLER OF THE THRESHOLD
NO TITLE
HANDSOME IS AS HANDSOME DOES
THE HAUNTED MAN
TERENCE DENVILLE
MARY McGILLUP
THE HOODLUM BAND
M’LISS
CHAPTER IV
CHAPTER VII
CHAPTER X
HIGH-WATER MARK
A LONELY RIDE
THE MAN OF NO ACCOUNT
NOTES BY FLOOD AND FIELD
WAITING FOR THE SHIP
A NIGHT AT WINGDAM
THE LEGEND OF MONTE DEL DIABLO
THE RIGHT EYE OF THE COMMANDER
THE LEGEND OF DEVIL’S POINT
THE ADVENTURE OF PADRE VICENTIO
THE DEVIL AND THE BROKER
THE OGRESS OF SILVER LAND
THE CHRISTMAS GIFT THAT CAME TO RUPERT

The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales, by Bret Harte

Title: The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales

Subtitle: With Condensed Novels, Spanish and American Legends, and Earlier Papers

Author: Bret Harte

Release Date: August 1, 2004 [EBook #6373]

Language: English