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Book Information: Standard of Living, the

Standard of Living, the (1941) [Short Story]
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To pass the time, two young stenographers play the game of "What would you do if you had a million dollars?"

Originally published in The New Yorker, September 1941.

Original title: The Standard of Living
Original languages: English

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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
     Fifty Great Short Stories (1952) [Anthology]
      Authors: Aldous Huxley , Edgar Allan Poe , J. D. Salinger , Rudyard Kipling , William Faulkner , E. M. Forster , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Ernest Hemingway , Shirley Jackson , Henry James , James Joyce , Alexander Pushkin , Anton Chekhov , John Steinbeck , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Virginia Woolf , Anatole France , Katherine Anne Porter , Joseph Conrad , Lord Dunsany , Thomas Wolfe , Robert Louis Stevenson , W. Somerset Maugham , E.B. White , Carson McCullers , O. Henry , Frank O'Connor , John Collier , Guy de Maupassant , John O'Hara , Katherine Mansfield , Saki , Ring Lardner , Wilbur Daniel Steele , James Thurber , V. S. Pritchett , William Saroyan , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Irwin Shaw , Max Beerbohm , Hector Hugh Munro , Stephen Vincent Benét , Arthur Schnitzler , Clarence Day , Dorothy Parker , Robert M. Coates , Edmund Wilson , George Milburn , H. L. Mencken , Francis Steegmuller

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