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The Resource Sam Clemens of Hannibal, by Dixon Wecter

Sam Clemens of Hannibal, by Dixon Wecter

Label
Sam Clemens of Hannibal
Title
Sam Clemens of Hannibal
Statement of responsibility
by Dixon Wecter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first definitive biography of the real Tom Sawyer--the fun-loving practical joker whose youth in a Mississippi River town typifies the Golden Age of American Boyhood. No major writer ever made more of his boyhood than did Samuel Clemens whose growing up has become a part of our common heritage
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
928.1
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS1332
LC item number
.W4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Sam Clemens of Hannibal, by Dixon Wecter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-322) 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
"Damn the ancestors" -- The Lampton side -- "The Tennessee land" -- Florida, an almost invisible town -- The idyl begins -- Judge Clemens in Hannibal -- Reading, writing, and religion -- Summers at the farm -- "The precious gift of death" -- The little family -- The gang -- On the prowl -- Instruments of culture -- The printer's devil -- Orion and Sam -- "To destiny I bend."
Control code
46868
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 335 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Lccn
52005258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
1 portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00188710
  • (OCoLC)188710
Label
Sam Clemens of Hannibal, by Dixon Wecter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-322) 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
"Damn the ancestors" -- The Lampton side -- "The Tennessee land" -- Florida, an almost invisible town -- The idyl begins -- Judge Clemens in Hannibal -- Reading, writing, and religion -- Summers at the farm -- "The precious gift of death" -- The little family -- The gang -- On the prowl -- Instruments of culture -- The printer's devil -- Orion and Sam -- "To destiny I bend."
Control code
46868
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 335 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Lccn
52005258
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
1 portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00188710
  • (OCoLC)188710

Library Locations

    • Jenkins County Memorial LibraryBorrow it
      223 Daniel Street, Millen, GA, 30442-1619, US
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