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Powers, Ron

Mark Twain

A Life

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A Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award-winning author of Flags of Our Fathers presents a narrative portrait of Samuel Clemens`s life behind his literary persona, in a depiction based on tens of thousands of letters and journal entries that covers his experiences on the Mississippi during the golden age of steamboats, "wild west" Nevada newspaper c


Taal / Language : English

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Contents

Prologue

1: `Something at Once Awful and Sublime` (1835-39)

2: `The White Town, Drowsing...` (1839)

3: Of Words and the Word (1840-42)

4: The Hannibal Decade (1843-53)

5: Apprentice (1848-51)

6: Rambler (1852-53)

7: `So Far from Home...` (1853-56)

8: The Language of Water (1856-58)

9: Ranger (1858-61)

10: Washoe (1861-62)

11: A Journalistic Counterculture (1862-63)

12: `Mark Twain -- More of Him` (1863)

13: Code Duello (1863-64)

14: A Villainous Backwoods Sketch (1864-65)

15: `...And I Began to Talk` (1865-66)

16: On the Road (1866-67)

17: Back East (1867)

18: `move -- move -- Move!` (1867)

19: Pilgrims and Sinners (1867)

20: In the Thrall of Mother Bear (October 1867-New Year`s Day 1868)

21: `A Work Humorously Inclined...` (February-July 1868)

22: The Girl in the Miniature (July 1868-October 1868)

23: American Vandal (October-December 1868)

24: `Quite Worthy of the Best` (1869)

25: Fairyland (1870)

26: `My Hated Nom de Plume...` (1871)

27: Sociable Jimmy (1871-72)

28: The Lion of London (1872-73)

29: Gilded (1873-74)

30: Quarry Farm and Nook Farm (1874-75)

31: The Man in the Moon (1875)

32: `It Befell Yt One Did Breake Wind...` (1876)

33: God`s Fool (1877)

34: Abroad Again (1878-79)

35: `A Personal Hatred for Humbug` (1880)

36: `A Powerful Good Time` (1881-82)

37: `All Right, Then...` (1882-83)

38: The American Novel (1884-85)

39: Roll Over, Lord Byron (1886-87)

40: `I Have Fed So Full on Sorrows...` (1887-90)

41: `We Are Skimming Along Like Paupers...` (1891-June 1893)

42: Savior (1893-94)

43: Thunder-Stroke (1895-96)

44: Exile and Return (1896-1900)

45: Sitting in Darkness (1900-1905)

Chapter the Last

Notes

Bibliography

Acknowledgments

Index

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Paperback / softback
719 pagina's
Januari 2006
923 gram
233 x 155 x 38 mm
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