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Letters from the earth

Author: Mark Twain; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1962]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Sketches and pieces from Twain's lesser known works. First prepared in 1939 by Bernard DeVoto and now presented with his notes and introduction.
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Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Letters from the earth.
New York, Harper & Row [1962]
(OCoLC)567995362
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0060144351 9780060144357
OCLC Number: 188843
Description: ix, 303 pages 22 cm
Contents: Letters from the earth --
Papers of the Adam family : Extract from Methuselah's diary ; A later extract from Methuselah's diary ; Extract from Eve's autobiography ; Passage from Eve's autobiography ; The world in the year 920 after creation ; Two fragments from a suppressed book called "Glances at history" or "Outlines of history" ; Extract from Shem's diary of 920 A.C. --
Letter to the earth --
A cat-tale --
Cooper's prose style --
Official report to the I.I.A.S. --
The Gorky incident --
Simplified spelling --
Something about repentance --
From an English notebook : The Albert Memorial ; Old Saint Paul's ; The British Museum --
From the manuscript of "A tramp abroad": the French and the Comanches --
From unfinished burlesque of books on etiquette : At the funeral ; At a fire ; Visiting cards --
The damned human race : Was the world made for man? ; In the animals' court ; Zola's La terre ; The intelligence of God ; The lowest animal --
The great dark.
Responsibility: [by] Mark Twain; Edited by Bernard DeVoto. With a pref. by Henry Nash Smith.

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Sketches and pieces from Twain's lesser known works. First prepared in 1939 by Bernard DeVoto and now presented with his notes and introduction.

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