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Poker Jim, Gentleman and other Tales and Sketches

Frank G. Lydston
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Poker Jim, Gentleman: And Other Tales and Sketches is a collection of twelve short stories, four of which are set in the west. The long title story, “Poker Jim, Gentleman” is set in 1860s California. The narrator, William Weymouth, is a young doctor with a medical degree from back East. He settles at Jacksonville, a mining camp, on the Tuolomne River. Called to remove a bullet from a man shot in a duel, he meets the “Jim” of the title. On the run from the law and gambling for a living, Jim brings his Spanish wife and child to live with him.

Frank G. Lydston: об авторе

Lydston, George Frank was born in 1858 in Tuolumne, California, United States. Son of George N. and Lucy A. Lydston. Education: Doctor of Medicine Bellevue Hospital Medical College (New York University), 1879. Career: 1884. House staff Charity Hospital, New York, 1879-1881. Resident surgeon New York State Emigrant Hospital, 1881. Lecturer genito-urinary diseases, 1882, and formerly professor genito-urinary surgery and venereal diseases, Medical Department University of Illinois, Chicago.