1901. American novelist and historian, Eggleston's novels depicting early life in southern Indiana have been widely read. The Hoosier Schoolmaster was one of the first examples of American local realistic fiction. Contents: The New Scholar; King Milkmaid; Answering Back; Little Christopher Columbus; Whiling Away Time; A Battle; Hat-Ball and Bullpen; The Defender; Pigeon Pot-Pie; Explosions; Jack and His Mother; Columbus and His Friends; Greenbank Wakes Up; Professor Susan; Crowing After Victory; An Attempt to Collect; An Exploring Expedition; Housekeeping Experiences; Ghosts; The Return Home; A Foot-Race for Money; The New Teacher; Chasing the Fox; Called to Account; An Apology; King's Base and a Spelling-Lesson; Unclaimed Top-Strings; and The Last Day of School, and the Last Chapter of the Story. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.