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The Nick Adams Stories (1972) is the most complete compilation of stories in which Nick figures importantly. The collection includes the specifically Nick-centered stories of In Our Time as well as sixteen additional Nick Adams pieces. Although this collection has been criticized for its faulty editing and misleading chronological rearrangement of the Nick stories, it is useful to have such pieces as "Three Shots" (which is closely related to "Indian Camp") and "On Writing" (which is closely related to "Big TwoHearted River"). In fact, "Three Shots" and "On Writing" were cut by Hemingway from the original manuscript version of "Indian Camp" and "Big TwoHearted River." "On Writing" is important for what it tells us about Nick's decision to become a writer; more generally, it is one of Hemingway's most valuable statements on the art of writing. To have an overall sense of the Nick Adams chronicle, the reader should know the...

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