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Mark Twain a literary life by Everett H. Emerson

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.,
  • Humorists, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-369) and index.

StatementEverett Emerson.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS1331 .E48 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 386 p. :
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL41865M
ISBN 100812235169
LC Control Number99034173

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