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Author Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.

Title Selected shorter writings of Mark Twain / edited with an introduction by Walter Blair.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin ; Cambridge : Riverside Press, c1962.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  817.4 T911se    ---  Available
 Axe Special Collections Reed  817.4 T911se c.2  ---  Lib Use Only
Description 388 pages ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Riverside editions ; A 58
Riverside editions ; A58.
Contents The dandy frightening the squatter -- From Letter to Annie Taylor -- Letter from Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass -- River intelligence -- A Washoe joke -- The notorious jumping frog of Calaveras County -- Story of the bad little boy -- Arrival at Honolulu -- In the Station House -- Jim Wolf and the Tom-Cats -- The tomb of Adam -- Jim Blaine and his Grandfather's old ram -- A genuine Mexican plug -- Lost in the snow -- A true story -- Old times on the Mississippi -- The boys' ambition -- I want to be a cub-pilot -- A cub-pilot's experience -- A daring deed -- Perplelxing lessons -- Continued perplexities -- Completing my education -- The river rises -- Sounding -- A pilot's needs -- Rank and dignity of piloting -- The pilots' monopoly -- An encounter with an interviewer -- The facts concerning the recent carnival of crime in Connecticut -- The Whittier birthday speech -- The great revolution in Pitcarin -- The babies -- Baker's blue-jay yarn -- The awful German language -- Frescoes from the past -- The private history of a campaign that failed -- The art of authorship -- Fenimore Cooper's literary offenses -- How to tell a story -- The man that corrupted Hadleyburg -- To the person sitting in darkness -- The mysterious stranger.

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