A Hazard of New Fortunes, Complete

A Hazard of New Fortunes, Complete

Language: English

Pages: 148

ISBN: 1514634430

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The following story was the first fruit of my New York life when I began to live it after my quarter of a century in Cambridge and Boston, ending in 1889; and I used my own transition to the commercial metropolis in framing the experience which was wholly that of my supposititious literary adventurer. He was a character whom, with his wife, I have employed in some six or eight other stories, and whom I made as much the hero and heroine of 'Their Wedding Journey' as the slight fable would bear. In venturing out of my adoptive New England, where I had found myself at home with many imaginary friends, I found it natural to ask the company of these familiar acquaintances, but their company was not to be had at once for the asking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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