The Daughter of Anderson Crow

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 79,768 / 232 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,779
Added to site: 2009.07.07
mnybks.net#: 24646
Origin: gutenberg.org

In addition to all the elements of his earlier novels, "The Daughter of Anderson Crow" contains a remarkable piece of character drawing. The mistakes and disasters of foolish, kind-hearted old Anderson Crow, the town marshal, will call forth many a laugh, and much liking for this most gullible of detectives and kindest of foster fathers.

Show Excerpt

broad shoulders and square jaw.

"What will you give me for the outfit, horse, buggy, harness and all? I'll sell cheap if some one makes a quick offer." The bystanders looked at one another blankly, and at last the concentrated gaze fell upon the Pooh-Bah of the town. The case seemed to be one that called for his attention; truly, it did not look like public property, this astounding proposition.

"What you so derned anxious to sell for?" demanded Anderson Crow, listening from a distance to see if he could detect a blemish in the horse's breathing gear. At a glance, the buggy looked safe enough.

"I'm anxious to sell for cash," replied the stranger; and Anderson was floored. The boy who snickered this time had cause to regret it, for Mr. Crow arrested him half an hour later for carrying a bean-shooter. "I paid a hundred dollars for the outfit in Boggs City," went on the stranger nervously. "Some one make an offer--and quick! I'm in a rush!"

"I'll give five dollars!" said one of the on

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Daughter of Anderson Crow by George Barr McCutcheon - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Daughter of Anderson Crow by George Barr McCutcheon - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Daughter of Anderson Crow by George Barr McCutcheon - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Daughter of Anderson Crow by George Barr McCutcheon - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Daughter of Anderson Crow by George Barr McCutcheon - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Daughter of Anderson Crow by George Barr McCutcheon - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?
by Hope Callaghan
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Hollywood Assassin
by M.Z. Kelly
The Secret Adversary
by Agatha Christie
Crime and Punishment
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
A Study In Scarlet
by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of the Infallible Godahl
by Frederick Irving Anderson

See more popular titles from this genre.