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Secret Life of Walter Mitty, the (1939) [Short Story]
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Walter Mitty's daydreams of adventure transcend his humdrum life and unhappy marriage.

Originally published in The New Yorker, 18 March 1939.

Original title: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Modern American Short Stories (1945) [Anthology]
      Authors: William Faulkner , Ernest Hemingway , John Steinbeck , Willa Cather , Katherine Anne Porter , Eudora Welty , Jack London , O. Henry , Damon Runyon , Ring Lardner , Wilbur Daniel Steele , James Thurber , William Saroyan , Irwin Shaw , Sarah Orne Jewett , Helen R. Hull , Stephen Vincent Benét , Walter Van Tilburg Clark , Erskine Caldwell , Dorothy Parker , Richard Wright , Mary McCarthy , Bessie Breuer , Albert Maltz
     21 Great Stories (1969) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Arthur Conan Doyle , James Joyce , John Steinbeck , Mark Twain , Luigi Pirandello , Jack London , Lord Dunsany , Guy de Maupassant , Saki , Max Brand , Wilbur Daniel Steele , James Thurber , Frank R. Stockton , Kaatje Hurlbut , Walter Van Tilburg Clark , C. D. B. Bryan , Carl Stephenson

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