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Lighting out for the territory : how Samuel Clemens headed West and became Mark Twain, Roy Morris, Jr

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Lighting out for the territory : how Samuel Clemens headed West and became Mark Twain
Title
Lighting out for the territory
Title remainder
how Samuel Clemens headed West and became Mark Twain
Statement of responsibility
Roy Morris, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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
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Title
Lighting out for the territory
Creator
Summary
Documents how Samuel Clemens's six-years of sensational adventures in the American West and a failed search for silver prompted his literary reinvention and work as a journalist, stage performer, and short-story writer
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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351830
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 818/.403
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1342.W48
LC item number
M67 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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how Samuel Clemens headed West and became Mark Twain
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Roy Morris, Jr
Lighting out for the territory : how Samuel Clemens headed West and became Mark Twain, Roy Morris, Jr
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Lighting out for the territory : how Samuel Clemens headed West and became Mark Twain, Roy Morris, Jr
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
ocn424555374
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xiv, 282 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416598664
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009049221
Other physical details
ill., map

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