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Author Hoffmann, Donald.

Title Mark Twain in paradise : his voyages to Bermuda / Donald Hoffmann.

Imprint Columbia ; London : University of Missouri Press, ©2006.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    818 Twain,M HOF    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description x, 185 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Mark Twain and his circle series
Mark Twain and his circle series.
Summary "Samuel Clemens first encountered the Bermuda Islands in 1867 and retreated there many more times for its beauty, pace, weather and company, both local and elite. Hoffmann gathers and examines passages from travel pieces, letters, and unpublished autobiographical dictation to illuminate the writer's love for Bermuda and its seafaring culture"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-178) and index.
Contents I. The "long, strange cruise" of 1867 -- II. The idle excursion in 1877 -- III. Hints from the notebook -- IV. Thirty years later, 1907 -- V. Riding in a donkey cart, 1908 -- VI. The grand return -- VII. On doctor's orders, 1909 -- VIII. Islands of the blest, 1910 -- App. Table of days on the islands.
Subject Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Travel -- Bermuda Islands.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Americans -- Bermuda Islands -- Biography.
Bermuda Islands -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 0826216420 (alk. paper)
9780826216427 (alk. paper)
0826221467 (paperback)
9780826221469 (paperback)

 
    
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