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A Family Sketch and Other Private Writings

Label
A Family Sketch and Other Private Writings
Title
A Family Sketch and Other Private Writings
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book publishes, for the first time in full, the two most revealing of Mark Twain's private writings. Here he turns his mind to the daily life he shared with his wife Livy, their three daughters, a great many servants, and an imposing array of pets. These first-hand accounts display this gifted and loving family in the period of its flourishing. Mark Twain began to write ""A Family Sketch"" in response to the early death of his eldest daughter, Susy, but the manuscript grew under his hands to become an exuberant account of the entire household. His record of the childrens' sayings-""Small F
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
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1835-1910
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Twain, Mark
Dewey number
818/.409
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1845-1904
  • 1872-1896
  • 1968-
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  • Clemens, Olivia Langdon
  • Clemens, Susy
  • Griffin, Benjamin
Series statement
Jumping Frogs: Undiscovered, Rediscovered, and Celebrated Writings of Mark Twain
Series volume
v. 5
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  • Twain, Mark
  • Authors, American
Label
A Family Sketch and Other Private Writings
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; A FAMILY SKETCH AND OTHER PRIVATE WRITINGS; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction; A Family Sketch; A True Story, Repeated Word for Word as I Heard It; A Record of the Small Foolishnesses of Susie and "Bay" Clemens (Infants); At the Farm; Quarry Farm Diary; Mark Twain; About the Texts; About the Illustrations; Biographical Directory; Works Cited; Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn890089876
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (201 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520959637
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)890089876
Label
A Family Sketch and Other Private Writings
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; A FAMILY SKETCH AND OTHER PRIVATE WRITINGS; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction; A Family Sketch; A True Story, Repeated Word for Word as I Heard It; A Record of the Small Foolishnesses of Susie and "Bay" Clemens (Infants); At the Farm; Quarry Farm Diary; Mark Twain; About the Texts; About the Illustrations; Biographical Directory; Works Cited; Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn890089876
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (201 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520959637
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)890089876

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