Title: The Minister's Black Veil

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Title: The Minister's Black Veil Title Record # 992892
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Date: 1836-00-00
Variant Title of: The Minister's Black Veil: A Parable (by Nathaniel Hawthorne ) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers]
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: First published (as by "the author of Sights from a Steeple") in The Token, 1836. Although this story is not outright supernatural, it is vaguely fantastic, and onlookers in the story believe there to be a sort of ghostly relationship between the minister and a woman who died the day he began wearing the veil.
Synopsis: Mr. Hooper the minister begins wearing a black veil over his face for reasons no one knows. It seems to represent some secret sin. His fiancee, finding him too gloomy, breaks off their egnagement, but he becomes a very effective preacher.
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Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Twice-Told Tales 1897-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Maynard, Merrill, & Co.     148 hc? coll  
Twice-Told Tales 1907-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Houghton Mifflin     ix+
597
hc? coll Checkmark
American Mystery Stories 1927-00-00 ed. Carolyn Wells Oxford University Press, USA     xi+
232
hc? anth  
The Celestial Railroad and Other Stories 1963-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Signet / New American Library (Signet Classic)     301 pb? coll  
The Birthmark and Other Stories 1968-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Scholastic Book Services (Master Storytellers Series) #TK-700 $0.60 240 pb? coll  
Twice-Told Tales 1989-10-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Reader's Digest 0-89577-332-5   335 hc? coll Lars Hokanson Checkmark
Young Goodman Brown and Other Stories 1995-08-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Penguin Books (Penguin 60s #94) 0-14-600094-3 $0.95 89 tp? coll Michael Sweerts  
Haunting Tales 1998-09-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Apple / Scholastic (Apple Classics) 0-590-76373-3 $1.95 86 pb? coll Checkmark
Dr. Heidegger's Experiment and Other Stories 1999-00-00 Nathaniel Hawthorne Köln: Könemann 3-8290-3100-9 $7.95 347 hc? coll A. Bollett  
Twice-Told Tales 2004-10-11 Nathaniel Hawthorne Project Gutenberg #13707     ebook? coll  
The Snow-Image and Other Stories of the SuperNatural 2008-10-23 Nathaniel Hawthorne Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-09-7 £32.50 xvi+
417
hc? coll  
The Best Horror Short Stories 1800-1849: A Classic Horror Anthology 2010-00-00 ed. Andrew Barger Bottletree Classics 978-1-933747-22-4 $12.98 250 tp? anth  
Twice-Told Tales 2010-08-06 Nathaniel Hawthorne Gray Rabbit Publications 978-1-60459-945-9 $11.99 312 tp? coll  
The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Volume 3 2011-12-12 Nathaniel Hawthorne Leonaur Ltd 978-0-85706-803-3 £22.99 540 hc? coll  
The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Volume 3 2011-12-12 Nathaniel Hawthorne Leonaur Ltd 978-0-85706-804-0 £14.99 540 tp? coll  
Twice-Told Tales 2012-06-14 Nathaniel Hawthorne ReadHowYouWant 978-1-4250-3242-5 $19.99 440 tp? coll  
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 017 2012-08-12 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00   digital audio download? anth  
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