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ID
b224
Title
"The Maker of Coffins."
Genre
Story
Page Count
11
Word Count
2900
Publisher
Argosy
Publication Year
1953
Document Types
Full-text Online
Topics
Death, Music, Mothers, Sons

And old lady receives her eldest son, a coffin-maker, on his weekly Sunday visit, and they chat, eat, and he plays the fiddle. In Argosy (May 1953, with title "The Tune of Love"),The Daffodil Sky (1955), Seven by Five/The Best of H.E. Bates (1963), The Good Corn and Other Stories (1974), A Month by the Lake & Other Stories (1987).

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