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Dear Mark Twain : letters from his readers

Author: R Kent Rasmussen; Mark Twain
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collects two hundred letters from readers of Mark Twain to the author himself, offering a glimpse into the lives and sensibilites of nineteenth-century children, preachers, con artists, inmates, and other fans of the author's work.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
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Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Kent Rasmussen; Mark Twain
ISBN: 9780520261341 0520261348
OCLC Number: 807769283
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Letters: 1861-1870 ;1871-1880 ;1881-1890 ;1891-1900 ;1901-1910.
Responsibility: edited by R. Kent Rasmussen.

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A voracious pack-rat, Mark Twain hoarded his readers' letters as did few of his contemporaries. This title collects 200 of these letters written by a diverse cross-section of correspondents from  Read more...

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