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ID
b178
Title
"Joe Johnson."
Genre
Story
Page Count
12
Word Count
3350
Publisher
John O'London's Weekly
Publication Year
1941
Document Types
Full-text Online
Topics
Simpletons

A tale of a simpleminded fruitseller who develops an obsessive infatuation with a younger customer. His helplessness, and her willingness to take advantage of it, lead him to neglect his business and lose his shop, returning to selling with a horse and cart. In John O'London's Weekly (January 10, 1941), Best Broadcast Stories (1944), Colonel Julian and Other Stories (1951). Reprinted in Love Stories (1991).

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