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His New Mittens: A Stephen Crane Story

His New Mittens: A Stephen Crane Story

Written by Stephen Crane

Narrated by Deaver Brown


His New Mittens: A Stephen Crane Story

Written by Stephen Crane

Narrated by Deaver Brown

ratings:
3/5 (1 rating)
Length:
27 minutes
Released:
Jan 3, 2011
ISBN:
9781614960577
Format:
Audiobook

Description

His New Mittens

An interesting story about how a boy goes to school with new mittens his mother wants him to protect. To do so, he cannot join in a snowball fight with his friends with parents less scrupulous about clothing and the like. The boy ultimately gives in, gets in trouble with his mother, is made to eat alone, attempts to run away, but only makes it to their cold shed. He then gathers his forces to leave for California - wherever that might be. He gets to the street, trudges up in one direction, and see the butcher's shop.

Here is a Winesburg, Ohio, moment: when the boy enters the store, he is lucky that the store owner, having been a boy himself, sees something is wrong. He listens to young Horace and takes him back home, where all is forgiven since losing the son was far worse than the mitten issue. In thanks, and significant for the times, the mother calls the shopkeeper by his last name, and says, "Won't you have a glass of our root beer, Mr. Stickney? We make it ourselves." Their form of champagne is shared; the neighbor feeling has worked; the world, or at least that little piece of it, is back on course. Especially appealing to those who liked O. Henry's "The Ransom of Red Chief".
Released:
Jan 3, 2011
ISBN:
9781614960577
Format:
Audiobook


About the author

Stephen Crane was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1871. He died in Germany on June 5, 1900.

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