Title: Wait Till Martin Comes

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Title: Wait Till Martin Comes Title Record # 1375501
Author: Frances G. Wickes
Date: 1921-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note:
  • Published in Wickes, ed., Happy Holidays, illus. Gertrude Kay (Rand McNally, 1921), p59-62; LCCN: 21-5919 (viewed at HathiTrust)
  • That 1921 anthology contains several stories by Wickes and several "adapted" by Wickes, as credited in the table of contents and the interior headings, which sometimes differ. This story is the fourth in "Hallowe'en", 3rd of 17 book sections, where it begins under two headings (mid-page 59): Wait Till Martin Comes // Frances G. Wickes The Contents gives this two-line listing: Wait Till Martin Comes // Adapted from an Old Tale by Frances G. Wickes
  • Listed in the 1936 anthology as "Wait Till Martin Comes (tale from the USA's Old South)" or, more likely, with a stated origin such as "(Negro folktale)" that the reviewer at LibraryThing felt obliged to paraphrase.
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Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Ghosts and Goblins: Stories for Hallowe'en and Other Times 1936-08-20 ed. Wilhelmina Harper E. P. Dutton   $2.00 271 hc? anth  
Ghosts and Goblins (revised) 1965-09-30 ed. Wilhelmina Harper E. P. Dutton   $4.50 250 hc? anth William Wiesner  
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