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The life of Mark Twain : the final years, 1891-1910  Cover Image Book Book

The life of Mark Twain : the final years, 1891-1910 / by Gary Scharnhorst.

Scharnhorst, Gary, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780826222411
  • ISBN: 0826222412
  • Physical Description: 697 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Exits and expatriates -- Identifying mark -- Courting bankruptcy -- Rent in Twain -- Girdling the earth -- Falling to earth -- Vienna sausage -- London fog -- Crossing guard -- Lost and found -- Vanity fare -- Slough of despond -- Pier 70 -- Short cuts -- Oxford -- Anecdotage -- Under the weather -- The passing show.
Summary, etc.:
"In the final volume of his three-volume biography, Gary Scharnhorst chronicles the life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens from his family's extended trip to Europe in 1891 to his death in 1910. During this period, Clemens was one of the most famous people in the world. He also grapples with bankruptcy, returns to the lecture circuit, loses two daughters and his wife, and writes some of his darkest, most critical works in the last years of his life"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 > Homes and haunts.
Authors, American > 19th century > Biography.
Humorists, American > 19th century > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Jefferson County.

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  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson County Library-Arnold BIO TWAIN (Text) 30061100023445 Biography Available -
Jefferson County Library-Windsor BIO TWAIN (Text) 30065100023453 Biography Available -


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