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Mark Twain"s travels with Mr. Brown

Mark Twain

Mark Twain"s travels with Mr. Brown

being heretofore uncollected sketches

by Mark Twain

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesAlta California.
Statementwritten by Mark Twain for the San Francisco Alta California in 1866 and 1867, describing the adventures of the author and his irrepressible companion in Nicaragua, Hannibal, New York and other spots on their way to Europe...collected and edited with an introduction by Franklin Walker and G. Ezra Dane.
ContributionsWalker, Franklin Dickerson, 1900-, Dane, G. Ezra 1904-1941.
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14068007M


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