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"The jumping frog" : In English. Then in French. Then clawed back into a civilized language once more by patient, unremunerated toil (1865 & 1879)

Author: Mark Twain; Robert Blaisdell
Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., [2014] ©2014
Series: Dover thrift editions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The great American humorist first came to national attention with the 1865 publication of this short story. Mark Twain relates the tall tale of a gambler and his high-jumping frog, Dan'l Webster. This edition features the original story, a French translation, and Twain's own re-translation of the second version, retaining the French syntax and sentence structure with amusing results.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blaisdell, Bob.
Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.
Newburyport : Dover Publications, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Robert Blaisdell
ISBN: 9780486794297 0486794296
OCLC Number: 881275574
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; "The Jumping Frog": In English. Then in French. Then Clawed Back into a Civilized Language Once More, by Patient, Unremunerated Toil (1865 & 1879).
Series Title: Dover thrift editions.
Other Titles: Celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County
Notorious jumping frog of Calaveras County
Responsibility: [by Mark Twain] ; edited by Bob Blaisdell.

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The great American humorist first came to national attention with the 1865 publication of this short story. Mark Twain relates the tall tale of a gambler and his high-jumping frog, Dan'l Webster. This edition features the original story, a French translation, and Twain's own re-translation of the second version, retaining the French syntax and sentence structure with amusing results.

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