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Seven American Stories

(1970)
A collection of stories by

 
This collection features seven tales inspired by America's colorful history, from colonial times to the early 20th century, including the Newbery Medal winner "The Matchlock Gun".

In "The Matchlock Gun", young Edward must protect his family from marauding Indians when his father is called away. In "Two Logs Crossing", John Haskell spends two harsh winters fur trapping with a wise Indian to pay off his father's tremendous debt. And in "Tom Whipple", an adventuresome youth leaves his mother in New York and signs up for sea duty on a ship bound for Russia, where he hopes to meet the czar. Other stories include "Wilderness Clearing", "Cadmus Henry", "Water Never Hurt a Man", and "Uncle Ben's Whale".

    

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Hardback Editions

June 1989 : USA Hardback
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Title: Seven American Stories
Author(s): Walter D Edmonds
ISBN: 0-88411-442-2 / 978-0-88411-442-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
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January 1970 : USA Library Binding

Title: Seven American Stories,
Author(s): Walter Dumaux, Edmonds
ISBN: 0-316-21150-8 / 978-0-316-21150-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little Brown & Co (Juv Trd)
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Audio Editions

September 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Seven American Stories
Author(s): Walter D Edmonds
ISBN: 1-5046-2277-4 / 978-1-5046-2277-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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September 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Seven American Stories
Author(s): Walter D Edmonds
ISBN: 1-5046-2276-6 / 978-1-5046-2276-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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August 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Seven American Stories
Author(s): Walter D Edmonds
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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August 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Seven American Stories
Author(s): Walter D Edmonds
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Seven American Stories
Author(s): Walter D Edmonds
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   



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