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Mark Twain's West : the author's memoirs about his boyhood, riverboats, and western adventures

Author: Mark Twain; Walter Blair
Publisher: Chicago : Lakeside Press : R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1983.
Series: Lakeside classics, v. 81.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Walter Blair
OCLC Number: 10314759
Notes: "Christmas, 1983."
Description: liii, 450 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 18 cm.
Contents: Historical introduction --
Ancestors stretching back to Noah's time --
A heavenly place for a boy --
The most eloquent person I have heard speak --
Villagers --
Orion and Sam Clemens, printers --
To be a steamboatman --
The shape of the river --
A curious and wonderful science --
Extra lessons and a catastrophe --
A campaign that failed --
Across plains and deserts --
On toward the setting sun --
The end of our long journey --
Landowners --
Silver fever --
City editor --
A pair of hoaxes --
Exiled from Nevada by request --
San Francisco reporter --
Jackass Gulch, Angel's Camp, and a famous frog --
Jim Gillis and an imaginary cat --
Baker's bluejay yarn --
Enchanted islands --
Other notable things --
End of a seven-year "pleasure trip."
Series Title: Lakeside classics, v. 81.
Other Titles: Works.
West
Responsibility: edited by Walter Blair.

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