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

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

Label
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
Genre
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
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
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
351830
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Roy
Dewey number
  • 818/.403
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Authors, American
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • Authors, American
  • Intellectual life
  • Literature
  • Travel
  • United States, West
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how Samuel Clemens headed West and became Mark Twain
Label
Lighting out for the territory : how Samuel Clemens headed West and became Mark Twain, Roy Morris, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xiv, 282 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781416598671
Lccn
2009049221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)424555374
Label
Lighting out for the territory : how Samuel Clemens headed West and became Mark Twain, Roy Morris, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xiv, 282 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781416598671
Lccn
2009049221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)424555374

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