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Roughing it

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©1994.
Series: World's best reading.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Roughing It our nation's favorite storyteller shares memories of his "vagabondizing" days on the untamed frontier - of curious people, exotic places, hardship, danger - and a whopping dose of good fun.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain
ISBN: 0895776286 9780895776280
OCLC Number: 31805909
Description: ix, 421 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Inducements to purchase --
A tough statement --
Suspended operations --
An unpleasant view --
The concentrated inhabitant --
The south pass --
I was touched --
The family bedstead --
Greeley's ride --
The Washoe zephyr --
Fire at Lake Tahoe --
"You might think him an American horse" --
An armed ally --
Crossing the flood --
Camping in the snow --
Quartz Mill in Nevada --
Lake Mono --
"Stove heap gone" --
Bird's-eye view of Virginia and Mount Davidson --
The great "Flour sack" procession --
Col. Jack "Weakens" --
Imparting information --
The heroes and heroines of the story --
Jonah outdone --
Dollinger --
Miss Wagner --
Waiting for a customer --
Chinese lottery --
The miner's dream --
Looking for mischief --
Royalty and its satellites --
Going into the mountains --
Kealakekua Bay and Cook's monument --
The crater --
A view in the Iao Valley --
Severe case of stage fright.
Series Title: World's best reading.
Responsibility: by Mark Twain ; with illustrations by eminent artists ; afterword by Scott Russell Sanders.

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In Roughing It our nation's favorite storyteller shares memories of his "vagabondizing" days on the untamed frontier - of curious people, exotic places, hardship, danger - and a whopping dose of good fun.

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