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ID
b211
Title
"The Yellow Crab."
Genre
Story
Page Count
23
Word Count
8000
Publisher
Argosy
Cornhill Magazine
Publication Year
1954
Topics
Americans

With elements of a tongue-and-cheek mystery story, Bates depicts an American couple on vacation in the Caribbean. The choice of setting was probably influenced by several months Bates and his wife spent in the Bahamas in the spring of 1953. In The Cornhill (Summer 1954), Argosy (November 1959), Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal and Other Stories/The Enchantress and Other Stories (1961).