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Sender: Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2013 15:08:35 -0800
Reply-To: Sandra Uetz <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Curiosity
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From: Sandra Uetz <[log in to unmask]>
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I could not help but see what all the fuss was about, so I ordered the first shipment from the Bradford Exchange, which is The Celebrated Jumping Frog. I am returning it because there seems to be some problem with what I will kindly call "quality control."  Of the 27 stories in this first volume, the flyleaf mentions 3.  Of the 3, the Jumping Frog and a piece called A Touching Story of George Washington's Boyhood, then a descriptiom of a story that is NOT included in this collection, Cannabalism in the Cars (1868). It was not collected in any of Twain's volumes until 1875. This kind of "oversight" causes me to wonder how many of the others that are included should be. 
I will not be ordering any more.
Sandra Uetz
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