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ID
b103
Title
The Sow and Silas
Genre
Story
Page Count
15
Word Count
3700
Publisher
Argosy
Sunday Dispatch
Publication Year
1935
Document Types
Comic Fiction
First-Person Narratives
Uncle Silas Stories
Topics
Boyhood, Animals

A tale of a drunken Uncle Silas catching a loose sow in an embrace of 'intoxicated content'. In the Sunday Dispatch (September 15, 1935), Something Short and Sweet (1937), My Uncle Silas (1939), Selected Short Stories of H. E. Bates (1951). Reprinted in Argosy (September 1942) with the title 'Silas and the Sow'.