Atlantic Narratives: Modern Short Stories; Second Series cover

Atlantic Narratives: Modern Short Stories; Second Series


1. Introduction
2. The Lie
3. Blue Reefers
4. The Debt
5. Seth Miles and the Sacred Fire
6. Buried Treasure
7. The Princess of Make-believe
8. The Two Apples
9. The Purple Star
10. Ruggs—R.O.T.C.
11. The Way of Life
12. A Year in a Coal-mine
13. Woman’s Sphere
14. Babanchik
15. Rosita
16. Perjured
17. What Mr. Grey Said
18. A Soldier of the Legion
19. The Boulevard of Rogues
20. What Happened To Alanna
21. Spendthrifts
22. Children Wanted
23. The Squire
24. Gregory and the Scuttle
25. In November

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    This book is composed of 24 short stories, published in 1918 by the Atlantic Monthly Press, and is the second collection of "modern short stories" edited by Charles Swain Thomas. They appeared in the Atlantic monthly magazine around the turn of the century and are written by various authors as follows: Mary Antin, Elizabeth Ashe, Kathleen Carman, Cornelia A. P. Comer, Mazo De La Roche, Annie Hamilton Donnell, James Edmund Dunning, Rebecca Hooper Eastman, William Addleman Ganoe, Lucy Huffaker, Joseph Husband, S. H. Kemper, Christina Krysto, Ellen Mackubin, Edith Ronald Mirrielees, Margaret Prescott Montague, E. Morlae, Meredith Nicholson, Kathleen Norris, Laura Spencer Portor, Lucy Pratt, Elsie Singmaster, Charles Haskins Townsend, Edith Wyatt. This audio compilation begins with the stories themselves, each Section followed by the editor's Biographical and Interperative Notes. Some of these stories are happy, some are sad, some might be downright tragic, but hopefully they will leave you thinking about life a little bit differently.