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The Resource Mark Twain, by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; based on a documentary film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan and Geoffrey C. Ward ; with a preface by Ken Burns ; picture research by Susanna Steisel and Pam Tubridy Baucom, and contributions by Russell Banks ... [et al.]

Mark Twain, by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; based on a documentary film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan and Geoffrey C. Ward ; with a preface by Ken Burns ; picture research by Susanna Steisel and Pam Tubridy Baucom, and contributions by Russell Banks ... [et al.]

Label
Mark Twain
Title
Mark Twain
Statement of responsibility
by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; based on a documentary film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan and Geoffrey C. Ward ; with a preface by Ken Burns ; picture research by Susanna Steisel and Pam Tubridy Baucom, and contributions by Russell Banks ... [et al.]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Integrating material from his literary works, diaries, and letters, this illustrated portrait of one of America's greatest writers follows Twain from his childhood, through his travels thoughout the world, to his career as a journalist and author
Summary
A companion to the PBS miniseries presents material from the great writer's literary works, diaries, and letters, and follows him from his Hannibal, Missouri childhood to his career as a journalist and author, accompanied by essays on him by contemporary scholars and authors
Writing style
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
217615
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 921
  • 818/.409
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1331
LC item number
.W37 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Mark Twain, by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; based on a documentary film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan and Geoffrey C. Ward ; with a preface by Ken Burns ; picture research by Susanna Steisel and Pam Tubridy Baucom, and contributions by Russell Banks ... [et al.]
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259) and index
Contents
  • ch. 4.
  • Innocents abroad
  • ch. 5.
  • The best girl in all the world
  • Hartford's Mark Twain
  • John Boyer
  • ch. 6.
  • The gilded age
  • ch. 7.
  • Truth
  • ch. 1.
  • The six-letter word
  • Jocelyn Chadwick
  • ch. 8.
  • A Connecticut Yankee
  • ch. 9.
  • Never quite sane in the night
  • ch. 10. Following the Equator
  • Aren't we funny animals? : an interview with Hal Holbrook
  • ch. 11.
  • Treatment for the damned
  • A boy's paradise
  • ch. 12.
  • I will have my say
  • Out at the edges
  • Russell Banks
  • ch. 13.
  • The most conspicuous person
  • ch. 2.
  • Life on the Mississippi
  • Hannibal's Sam Clemens
  • Ron Powers
  • ch. 3.
  • Roughing it
Control code
2010426
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 269 p.
Isbn
9780375405617
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001033820
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), 1 col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46976428
  • (OCoLC)46976428
Label
Mark Twain, by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; based on a documentary film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan and Geoffrey C. Ward ; with a preface by Ken Burns ; picture research by Susanna Steisel and Pam Tubridy Baucom, and contributions by Russell Banks ... [et al.]
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259) and index
Contents
  • ch. 4.
  • Innocents abroad
  • ch. 5.
  • The best girl in all the world
  • Hartford's Mark Twain
  • John Boyer
  • ch. 6.
  • The gilded age
  • ch. 7.
  • Truth
  • ch. 1.
  • The six-letter word
  • Jocelyn Chadwick
  • ch. 8.
  • A Connecticut Yankee
  • ch. 9.
  • Never quite sane in the night
  • ch. 10. Following the Equator
  • Aren't we funny animals? : an interview with Hal Holbrook
  • ch. 11.
  • Treatment for the damned
  • A boy's paradise
  • ch. 12.
  • I will have my say
  • Out at the edges
  • Russell Banks
  • ch. 13.
  • The most conspicuous person
  • ch. 2.
  • Life on the Mississippi
  • Hannibal's Sam Clemens
  • Ron Powers
  • ch. 3.
  • Roughing it
Control code
2010426
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 269 p.
Isbn
9780375405617
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001033820
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), 1 col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm46976428
  • (OCoLC)46976428

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