There was a wide entrance gate to the old family mansion
of Midbranch, but it was never opened to admit the
family or visitors; although occasionally a load of
wood, drawn by two horses and...
Frank R. Stockton is best remembered as the author of the short story "The Lady, or the Tiger"," but he is also acknowledged as an American humorist and the first associate editor of prestigious chil...
An author whose best-sellers were discussed from California to India in his time, Frank Stockton is known today mainly for "The Lady, or the Tiger"" (Century, November 1882; collected in The Lady, or ...