A house party; an account of stories told at a gathering of famous American authors, the story tellers being introduced by Paul Leicester Ford

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"A dozen short stories, by well-known authors, published anonymously. The publishers offer a prize to the successful guesser of the highest number of names of the true authors."--Published weekly The conditions of the contest with a "House party guessing coupon" precede the title-page Introduction.--A family tradition [by P. L. Ford]--Artemisia's mirror [by Bertha Runkle]--Dawson's dilemma [by J. K. Bangs]--A surrender [by R. Grant]--Aunt Nancy's annuity by F. R. Stockton]--The messenger [by Octave Thanet, pseud.]--The green bowl [by Sarah O. Jewett]--The broken story [by Ruth M. Stuart]--Mother [by Owen Wister]--The fairy godmother's story [by Mrs. Burton Harrison]--The angel of the Lord [by G. W. Cable]--The red oxen of Bonval [by C. G. D. Roberts]
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