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The singular Mark Twain : a biography

Author: Fred Kaplan
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the life of Mark Twain from his youth in Hannibal, Missouri, through his days as a riverboat pilot and journalist, to his literary success, describing his work, his troubled personal life, and his business failures.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kaplan, Fred, 1937-
Singular Mark Twain.
New York : Doubleday, 2003
(OCoLC)606440164
Online version:
Kaplan, Fred, 1937-
Singular Mark Twain.
New York : Doubleday, 2003
(OCoLC)607004646
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Kaplan
ISBN: 0385477155 9780385477154
OCLC Number: 51647643
Description: viii, 726 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Best Boy You Had, 1835-1847 --
2. The Fifty-Dollar Bill, 1847-1857 --
3. The River, 1857-1861 --
4. The Mark Twain Ledge, 1861-1864 --
5. A Fair Wind, 1864-1866 --
6. Straight Gate, 1866-1867 --
7. And Narrow Way, 1867 --
8. Home and Anchorage, 1868-1870 --
9. Comfort, 1870-1872 --
10. The Lion, 1872-1874 --
11. God's Fool, 1874-1879 --
12. Such Being My Nature, 1879-1882 --
13. Infinitely Shaded, 1882-1885 --
14. One of the Vanderbilt Gang, 1886-1891 --
15. Exile & Desolate, 1891-1895 --
16. Disappointment to the End, 1895-1896 --
17. Sundays in Hell, 1896-1900 --
18. Sweetheart of My Youth, 1900-1904 --
19. The Damned Human Race Luncheon Club, 1904-1910.
Responsibility: Fred Kaplan.
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Traces the life of Mark Twain from his youth in Hannibal, Missouri, through his days as a riverboat pilot and journalist, to his literary success, describing his work, his troubled personal life, and his business failures.

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