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Mark Twain, business man

Author: Mark Twain; Samuel Charles Webster; Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 1946.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Contains a collection of family and business letters, most of which have not previously been published, largely concerned with Mark Twain's publishing venture with the editor's father, Charles L. Webster. cf. Foreword.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Mark Twain, business man.
Boston : Little, Brown, 1946
(OCoLC)569071238
Named Person: Mark Twain; Charles L Webster; Charles L Webster
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Samuel Charles Webster; Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 31605011
Notes: "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
"The intimate record of Mark Twain's extraordinary business career, revealed in his hitherto unpublished correspondence"--Jacket.
Description: xii, 409 pages, [15] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, 1 genealogical table, 1 map, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Genealogy of Mark Twain's immediate family --
1. Ancestry and background --
2. Sam starts his career --
3. The first notebook --
4. On the river --
5. As his niece remembers him --
6. Romance and prophesy --
7. Border state confusion --
8. Miner --
9. Reporter --
10. Seeing the world --
11. Married --
12. A year in Buffalo --
13. Hartford and fame --
14. Relatives --
15. Crosscurrents --
16. Mark Twain vs. Mark Twain --
17. Mostly remodeling --
18. Enter the typesetter --
19. The author figures profits --
20. Scoundrels, thieves, and publishers --
21. Webster learns the publishing business --
22. The history game --
23. Playwright --
24. Back to the book business --
25. Huck Finn --
26. Dear Charley --
27. Mark Twain, lecturer --
28. Publishing pays, for the typesetter --
29. General Grant's Memoirs --
30. Some heartfelt curses --
31. Money pours in, and out --
32. The Pope's biography --
33. What really happened --
34. Webster retires.
Responsibility: edited by Samuel Charles Webster.

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Contains a collection of family and business letters, most of which have not previously been published, largely concerned with Mark Twain's publishing venture with the editor's father, Charles L. Webster. cf. Foreword.

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