Roughing It

Roughing It

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Mark Twain's humorous account of his six years in Nevada, San Francisco, and the Sandwich Islands is a patchwork of personal anecdotes and tall tales, many of them told in the "vigorous new vernacular" of the West. Selling seventy five thousand copies within a year of its publication in 1872, Roughing It was greeted as a work of "wild, preposterous invention and sublime exaggeration" whose satiric humor made "pretension and false dignity ridiculous." Meticulously… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: University of California Press (January 15, 2011)

Collection: Mark Twain Library

Format: EPUB

Page count: 888 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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