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    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly [#45, 1949] (Avon Book Company, 35¢, digest)
    Reprints Hellbox by John O’Hara (Random House, 1947 ). Details supplied by Richard Fidczuk.
    • · Common Sense Should Tell You · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker February 9 1946
    • · Pardner · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker February 22 1947
    • · Someone to Trust · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker March 22 1947
    • · Horizon · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker June 23 1945
    • · Like Old Times · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 13 1946
    • · Ellie · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker October 19 1946
    • · Life Among These Unforgettable Characters · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker August 25 1945
    • · War Aims · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker March 17 1945
    • · Clara · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 27 1946
    • · Secret Meeting · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker July 6 1946
    • · Drawing Room B. · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 19 1947
    • · The Decision · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker May 18 1946
    • · Somebody Can Help Somebody · John O’Hara · ss Hellbox by John O'Hara, , 1947
    • · The Pretty Daughters · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker March 3 1945
    • · Everything Satisfactory · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker March 23 1946
    • · The Moccasins · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker January 25 1947
    • · Doctor and Mrs. Parsons · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker February 23 1946
    • · Wise Guy · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker May 26 1945
    • · The Three Musketeers · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker September 28 1946
    • · Other Women’s Households · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker May 24 1947
    • · Transaction · John O’Hara · ss Hellbox by John O'Hara, , 1947
    • · Miss W. · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker May 3 1947
    • · Time to Go · John O’Hara · ss Hellbox by John O'Hara, , 1947
    • · A Phase of Life · John O’Hara · ss Hellbox by John O'Hara, , 1947
    • · The Chink in the Armour · John O’Hara · ss Hellbox by John O'Hara, , 1947
    • · Conversation in the Atomic Age · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker January 12 1946


    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly [#46, 1949] (Avon Book Company, 25¢, 154pp, digest)
    Subtitled “Love Among the Haystacks and Other Stories by D.H. Lawrence”. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • · Love Among the Haystacks · D. H. Lawrence · ss (r)
    • · Once · D. H. Lawrence · ss Love Among the Haystacks by , Viking, 1933
    • · “Tickets, Please!” · D. H. Lawrence · ss The Strand Magazine April 1919
    • · The Witch à la Mode · D. H. Lawrence · nv Lovat Dickson’s Magazine June 1934
    • · Monkey-Nuts · D. H. Lawrence · ss The Sovereign Magazine August 1922
    • · The Horse Dealer’s Daughter · D. H. Lawrence · ss The English Review April 1922
    • · Fanny and Annie · D. H. Lawrence · ss Hutchinson’s Magazine November 1921
    • · The Old Adam · D. H. Lawrence · ss (r)


    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly [#47, 1949] (Avon Book Company, 35¢, digest)
    Reprints 8 of the 9 stories from Love in Greenwich Village by Floyd Dell (George H. Doran, 1926). Details supplied by Richard Fidczuk.
    • · The Ex-Villager’s Confession · Floyd Dell · ss (r)
    • · The Kitten and the Masterpiece · Floyd Dell · ss The Century Magazine February 1924
    • · Phantom Adventure · Floyd Dell · ss The Century Magazine December 1923
    • · The Button · Floyd Dell · ss (r)
    • · The Gifts of the Fourth Goddess · Floyd Dell · ss The Century Magazine October 1923
    • · “Hallelujah, I’m a Bum!” · Floyd Dell · ss The Century Magazine June 1925
    • · A Piece of Slag · Floyd Dell · ss (r)
    • · Green Houses · Floyd Dell · ss (r)



    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly [#49, 1949] (Avon Book Company, 35¢, digest)
    Subtitled “A Modern Lover and Other Stories by D.H. Lawrence”. Details supplied by Richard Fidczuk.
    • · A Modern Lover · D. H. Lawrence · nv Life and Letters September 1933
    • · New Eve and Old Adam · D. H. Lawrence · ss A Modern Lover by D. H. Lawrence, Martin Secker, 1934
    • · Wintry Peacock · D. H. Lawrence · ss Metropolitan Magazine August 1921
    • · You Touched Me · D. H. Lawrence · ss Land & Water April 29 1920
    • · Samson and Delilah · D. H. Lawrence · ss The English Review March 1917
    • · The Primrose Path · D. H. Lawrence · ss England, My England and Other Stories by D. H. Lawrence, Thomas Seltzer, 1922
    • · Her Turn · D. H. Lawrence · ss The Westminster Gazette September 6 1913
    • · The Prussian Officer · D. H. Lawrence · nv The English Review August 1914, as “Honour and Arms”


    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly [#50, 1949] (Avon Book Company, 35¢, digest)
    Subtitled “All the Girls He Wanted and Other Stories by John O’Hara”. Details supplied by Richard Fidczuk.
    • · All the Girls He Wanted · John O’Hara · ss Harper’s Bazaar October 1934
    • · Never a Dull Moment · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker July 8 1933
    • · The Gentleman in the Tan Suit · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker 1935
    • · I Could Have Had a Yacht · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 6 1935
    • · Peggy · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 17 1937
    • · Days · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 30 1938
    • · Are We Leaving Tomorrow? · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker March 19 1938
    • · Portistan on the Portis · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker November 23 1935
    • · Lunch Tuesday · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 3 1937
    • · Shave · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker March 20 1937
    • · Price’s—Always Open · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker August 14 1937
    • · Mary · John O’Hara · ss (r)
    • · I Never Seen Anything Like It · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker September 3 1932
    • · Frankie · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker October 8 1932
    • · Sportsmanship · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker May 12 1934
    • · Good-by, Herman · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker September 4 1937
    • · New Day · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker August 23 1930
    • · It Wouldn’t Break Your Arm · John O’Hara · ss Harper’s Bazaar January 1935
    • · Pleasure · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker March 10 1934
    • · Saffercisco · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 11 1936
    • · Ice Cream · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker July 20 1935
    • · Screen Test · John O’Hara · ss (r)
    • · Sidesaddle · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker November 5 1938
    • · Most Gorgeous Thing · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker March 7 1936
    • · A Day Like Today · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker August 6 1938
    • · Brother · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker July 18 1936
    • · Hotel Kid · John O’Hara · ss (r)
    • · Except in My Memory · John O’Hara · ss (r)
    • · My Girls · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker May 29 1937
    • · The Ideal Man · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker April 29 1939
    • · On His Hands · John O’Hara · ss (r)
    • · Of Thee I Sing, Baby · John O’Hara · ss The New Yorker October 15 1932


    Avon Modern Short Story Monthly [#51, 1950] (Avon Book Company, 25¢, 126pp, digest)
    Subtitled “The Romantic Young Lady and Other Intriguing People from Creatures of Circumstance”. Reprints 7 of the 15 stories from Creatures of Circumstance by W. Somerset Maugham (Heinemann, 1947). Details supplied by Denny Lien.


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