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A Leap from Afloft single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1894... 1894 A Leap from Afloft
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US circus tragedy. A cruel father sends his young son aloft to dive into a net. The leap eventually kills the boy, his mother dies of grief, and a year later the father dies of the DTs - unmourned. Episodic narration; sentimental. (PB)

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