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The sagebrush anthology : literature from the silver age of the Old West

Author: Lawrence I Berkove
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 2006.
Series: Mark Twain and his circle series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sixty-eight selections representing writers who spent their creative years in Nevada from the 1860s to the early twentieth century and have become known as the Sagebrush School. Features Mark Twain, Dan De Quille, Sam Davis, Joe Goodman, and Rollin Daggett, and lesser-known writers Arthur McEwen, Fred Hart, and others"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sagebrush anthology.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607837954
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence I Berkove
ISBN: 0826216625 9780826216625 082621651X 9780826216519
OCLC Number: 62858040
Description: x, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sagebrush literature : an introduction --
Petrified man / Mark Twain --
A bloody massacre near Carson / Mark Twain --
Washoe --
"information wanted" / Mark Twain --
A silver man / Dan De Quille --
Frightful catastrophe --
wonderful escape --
a man falls over 1,000 feet and is not killed! / Dan De Quille --
Whipping an editor / D. Jones --
A libel suit / Rollin Daggett and Joe Goodman --
Solar armor / Dan De Quille --
Eyeless fish that live in hot water / Dan De Quille --
A Carson poker incident / Sam Davis --
Sam Davis's earthquake hoax / Anonymous --
[A Sam Davis newspaper story] / Sam Davis --
The tables turned / Denis E. McCarthy --
The Carson fossil-footprints / Mark Twain --
Why the Gold Gulch news suspended / Arthur McEwen --
The typographical Howitzer / Sam Davis --
One solution / Arthur McEwen --
Serious trifling / Sam Davis --
How to win at Faro / W.H. Marshall --
That affair at Pollard's / Joseph T. Goodman --
The trumpet comes to Pickeye! / Joseph T. Goodman --
The living hinge; or, the seventeen pots of amalgam / Alfred Doten --
Big Jack Small / James W. Gally --
A Christmas carol / Samuel Davis --
Sister Celeste / C.C. Goodwin --
My friend, the editor / Sam P. Davis --
The eagles' nest / Dan De Quille --
Looking down upon the Suisun marsh tules / Rollin M. Daggett --
When booth was not booth / Sam P. Davis --
A heart flush / Thomas Fitch --
The loco weed / Sam P. Davis --
The mystery of the savage sump / Samuel Davis --
The conversion of Champagne Liz / Sam Davis --
A reminiscence of Artemus Ward / Mark Twain --
Artemus Ward / Dan De Quille --
[Memories of Enterprise writers] / Arthur McEwen --
My French friend / Rollin M. Daggett --
Geological reminiscences / Anonymous --
Early journalism in Nevada / Alf Doten --
[Jim Townsend's lies] / James P. Kennedy --
[The origin of Twain's Hopkins massacre hoax] / Joseph T. Goodman --
[The tragedy of Conrad Wiegand] / Joseph T. Goodman --
[The gamble of Nevada mining stocks] / Anonymous --
The first fourth in White Pine / Fred H. Hart --
Under the gallows / Fred H. Hart --
Hoist by his own petard / Fred H. Hart --
Sage-brush sketches / Thomas Fitch --
The prospector / C.C. Goodwin --
The Pah-Utes / Sarah Winnemucca --
Cranks and their uses / Joseph T. Goodman --
[A Paiute reservation] / G.W. Pease --
Mark Twain to his mother and sister, August 19, 1863 --
Rollin Daggett to C.C. Goodwin, January 21, 1894 --
Rollin Daggett to C.C. Goodwin, March 6, 1894 --
Mark Twain to Robert L. Fulton, May 24, 1904 --
C.C. Goodwin to G.H. Babcock, June 27, 1907 --
The oak and the vine / Rollin M. Daggett --
My New Year's guests / Rollin M. Daggett --
Untitled / Joseph T. Goodman --
The two sermons / Joseph T. Goodman --
Sursum Corda / Joseph T. Goodman --
Virginia City / Joseph T. Goodman --
The pasteurized kiss / Sam Davis --
The campaign debt / Sam Davis --
[The Mrs. Warren of Carson City] / Sam Davis --
The storm / Sam Davis --
The lure of the sagebrush / Sam Davis --
The gleaner / Sam Davis.
Series Title: Mark Twain and his circle series.
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence I. Berkove.
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