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Title:
Lighting out for the territory : how Samuel Clemens headed West and became Mark Twain
Author:
Morris, Roy.
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Edition:
First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Simon & Schuster, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xiv, 282 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Summary:
Acclaimed literary biographer Roy Morris carefully sorts fact from fiction to tell the story of a young genius finding his voice in the ramshackle mining camps, boomtowns, and newspaper offices of the wild and woolly West, while the Civil War rages half a continent away.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- A campaign that failed -- A fine pleasure trip -- The damnedest country under the sun -- Enterprise -- Heaven on the half shell -- Luxurious vagrancy -- The trouble begins -- Epilogue : sivilized.
ISBN:
9781416598664

9781416598671
Format :
Book

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