A Young Man in a Hurry

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A Young Man in a Hurry is a collection of short stories by Robert W. Chambers, author of The King in Yellow. The stories are set in America and are mostly about fishing, hunting, and admiring the beauty of nature and natural scenery. The title story, "A Young Man in a Hurry", is a comedy of coincidence set in wintertime New York. The collection includes illustrations by Henry Nutt.

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"


The collection was originally published by Harper & Brothers, New York, in 1904. In 1905, it was published in Britain by Archibald Constable & Co Ltd, London.