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4 edition of complete Uncle Abner found in the catalog.

complete Uncle Abner

Melville Davisson Post

complete Uncle Abner

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Published by University Extension, University of California in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 399-410.

    StatementMelville Davisson Post ; with introd. and annotated bibliography by Allen J. Hubin ; illustrations by Darrel Millsap.
    SeriesThe Mystery library ;, 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.P844 Cm 1977, PS3531.O76427 Cm 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 423 p. :
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4904386M
    ISBN 100891630287
    LC Control Number76050688

    1 On June 3 rd , The Saturday Evening Post published the first of Melville Davisson Post’s most successful series of stories. This tale, entitled “The Broken Stirrup-Leather” (now known as “The Angel of the Lord”), was the first to feature the unique cattle-trading and Bible-quoting detective from the foothills of the Appalachians, Uncle : Suzanne Bray. This book shares none of the weaknesses of the first three books and is a real pleasure to read for U.N.C.L.E. fans. DAGGER is an organization so insane and murderous that THRUSH and U.N.C.L.E. join forces to combat it. A history of THRUSH is posited, with a hint that Sherlock Holmes' arch rival Professor Moriarty's European criminal syndicate.


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Religious and upright, Abner sometimes values justice over man-made law. Originally written as a series of short stories, beginning in with "The Angel of the Lord." Collected in into Uncle Abner, Complete Uncle Abner book of Mysteries. His much praised Uncle Abner stories can be found in three anthologies: Uncle Abner, Master of Mysteries (), The Methods of Uncle Abner () and The Complete Uncle Abner ().

He married in but his infant son died from typhoid at the age of 18 months. He was devoted to his wife and devastated when she died from pneumonia in The Complete Uncle Abner.” The book was right where he said it would be. Riddle took it and flipped it open, without even bothering to glance at the table of contents.

“Post’s ‘Uncle Abner’ stories are set in West Virginia—one of the reasons I like them, but not the main one—in the years before the Civil War. uncle abner uncle abner copyright,by the red book corporation. Eighteen of Post’s stories were published in the book, Uncle Abner: Master of Mysteries (Appleton, ).

Another collection, The Methods of Uncle Abner, was published inand in the University of California Press issued The Complete Uncle Abner.

This Article was written by Charles F. Moore. Last Revised on Ap Cite This. I have a copy of their edition of The Complete Uncle Abner. On the dust jacket flap is a list of the first ten issues and there are two titles in addition to the ones already mentioned: #2 The Crooked Hinge by John Dickson Carr, and #6 A Coffin for Dimitrios by Eric Ambler.

I also have a copy of #12 The Poisoned Chocolates Case by Anthony Berkeley. At the scene is Uncle Abner, a folksy sleuth who uses a keen eye and steadfast beliefs to solve the mysteries of Appalachia. In this landmark story collection, Abner contends with hunchbacks and drunkards, killers and thieves.

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The popular stories within this collection were serialized in national magazines such as the Saturday Evening Post in the early 20th century. Uncle Abner is an amateur detective in present-day Harrison County, West : West Virginia University Press.

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