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Mark Twain

Author: Geoffrey C Ward; Dayton Duncan; Ken Burns; Russell Banks
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Integrating material from his literary works, diaries, and letters, this illustrated portrait of one of America's greatest writers follows Twain from his childhood, through his travels thoughout the world, to his career as a journalist and author.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Mark Twain.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 2001
(OCoLC)606642212
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey C Ward; Dayton Duncan; Ken Burns; Russell Banks
ISBN: 0375405615 9780375405617
OCLC Number: 46976428
Description: xvi, 269 pages : illustrations (some color), 1 color map ; 26 cm
Contents: ch. 1. A boy's paradise --
ch. 2. Life on the Mississippi --
Hannibal's Sam Clemens / Ron Powers --
ch. 3. Roughing it --
ch. 4. Innocents abroad --
ch. 5. The best girl in all the world --
Hartford's Mark Twain / John Boyer --
ch. 6. The gilded age --
ch. 7. Truth --
The six-letter word / Jocelyn Chadwick --
ch. 8. A Connecticut Yankee --
ch. 9. Never quite sane in the night --
ch. 10. Following the Equator --
Aren't we funny animals? : an interview with Hal Holbrook --
ch. 11. Treatment for the damned --
ch. 12. I will have my say --
Out at the edges / Russell Banks --
ch. 13. The most conspicuous person.
Responsibility: by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; based on a documentary film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan and Geoffrey C. Ward ; with a preface by Ken Burns ; picture research by Susanna Steisel and Pam Tubridy Baucom, and contributions by Russell Banks [and others].
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Integrating material from his literary works, diaries, and letters, this illustrated portrait of one of America's greatest writers follows Twain from his childhood, through his travels thoughout the world, to his career as a journalist and author.

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