A Young Man in a Hurry

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A collection of short stories by Robert W. Chambers, author of The King in Yellow. A collection of light romantic tales in which Chambers' love of fishing and hunting and natural scenery prevails. The stories are all set in America. The title story is a comedy of coincidence with an atmospheric setting of nocturnal snow in New York.

Illustrated by Henry Nutt.

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York, in 1904.

Published in Britain by Archibald Constable & Co Ltd, London, in 1905.

Table of contents[edit]

  • "A Young Man in a Hurry"
  • "A Pilgrim"
  • "The Shining Band"
  • "One Man in a Million"
  • "The Fire-Warden"
  • "The Market-Hunter"
  • "The Path-Master"
  • "In Nauvoo"
  • "Marlett's Shoes"
  • "Pasque Florida"