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Mr. Kris Kringle: A Christmas Tale (1904)

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Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) was an American physician and writer. He studied at the University of Pennsylvania, and received the degree of M. D. at Jefferson Medical College in 1850. His medical texts include Injuries of Nerves and Their Consequences (1872) and Fat and Blood (1877). In 1863 he wrote a clever short story, combining physiological and psychological proble ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Kessinger Publishing (first published April 11th 2007)
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Sem
Dec 05, 2015 Sem rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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A slight and sentimental tale. If only Victorian writers had been able to curb the urge to write children's dialogue with a lisp. If you see what I mean.
Loraine
Nov 17, 2012 Loraine rated it liked it
The short story/novella was written in 1893 and has a sweet old-fashioned flavor.
Chris
Nov 26, 2013 Chris rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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very olde language to read an ok quick resd less than an hour
Scott
Dec 21, 2011 Scott rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fun little story of the prodigal father.
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Quick read, sweet and very optimistic.
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Silas Weir Mitchell was an American physician and writer.

During the Civil War he had charge of nervous injuries and maladies at Turners Lane Hospital, Philadelphia, and at the close of the war became a specialist in neurology. In this field Weir Mitchell's name became prominently associated with his introduction of the rest cure, subsequently taken up by the medical world, for nervous diseases, pa
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