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Chadwick-Joshua, Jocelyn

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Mississippi 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.4 CHA

Lystra, Karen.

Contents: 1. Mark Twain--and Sam's women -- 2. Heartbreak -- 3. Rearranging the household -- 4. Looking for love -- 5. A pact with the devil -- 6. Life in the sanitarium -- 7. Someone to love him and pet him -- 8. A viper to her bosom -- 9. Innocence at home -- 10. Stormfield -- 11. An American Lear -- 12. Illusions of love -- 13. Unraveling -- 14. The exile returns -- 15. Confrontation -- 16. A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.409 TWA

Summary: Hal Holbrook's landmark one-man show is most startling in the freshness of Twain's stinging commentary on politics, the art of lying, religion, partriotism, slavery and man's notion that he is the Creator's pet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kultur 1999

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAR

Twain, Mark

Summary: A tramp abroad (1880) is based on Twain's travels in Europe from April 1878 to August 1879, blending autobiography and fiction. Presented with the author's original sketches, Twain provides a humorous travelogue with commentary on Old World customs, Wagnerian opera, and the German language interlaced with American reminiscences. Following the equator (1897) chronicles Twain's 1895...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.4 Twain

Summary: Collection of eight classic stories. Swashbuckling pirates, talking rabbits in top hats, majestic horses, and flittering fairies spring into action, setting into motion the tales that have delighted audiences for ages.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2012

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY STO

Twain, Mark

Summary: Mark Twain’s life—one of the richest and raciest America has known—is delightfully portrayed in this mosaic of words and more than 600 pictures that capture the career of one of America’s most colorful personalities. The words are Twain’s own, taken from his writings—not only the autobiography but also his letters, notebooks, newspaper reporting, sketches, travel pieces, and fiction. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Missouri Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TWAIN, MARK TWA

Summary: In this glorious adaptation of the Mark Twain classic, young Tom Sawyer is a big troublemaker. When he's not tricking others into doing his work, he's upsetting his aunt Polly, or wooing his young love, Becky. But sometimes Tom's mischief gets him in over his head, and when he and his pal, Huckleberry Finn, witness a murder, they take a vow of silence and head down the river on a raft. The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY ADV

Twain, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1979

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 TWA

Perry, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trafe Paperbacks 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 PER

Perry, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.409 PER

Hijuelos, Oscar

Summary: Chronicles the sojourn of journalist-explorer Henry Stanley; his wife, the painter Dorothy Tennant; and Mark Twain, Stanley's longtime friend, as they head for Cuba in search of Stanley's father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIJ

Pflueger, Lynda.

Summary: A biography of the American humorist and writer whose writing greatly reflected the events of his life, particularly his boyhood in Hannibal, Missouri.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB TWAIN PFL

Shelden, Michael.

Summary: Drawing heavily on Twain's own letters and journals, Shelden illuminates Mark Twain's twilight years in this account of the legendary author's life, recounting both Twain's private family experiences and his larger-than-life public image.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 TWAIN, MARK She

Tarnoff, Ben.

Summary: Traces the birth of modern America as reflected in the writings of Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Charles Warren Stoddard, and Ina Coolbrith, placing their achievements and personal lives against a backdrop of the post-Gold Rush era in California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 810.9 TAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.9 TAR

Twain, Mark

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Presents Mark Twain's authentic and unsuppressed voice, brimming with humor, ideas, and opinions, and speaking clearly from the grave as he intended.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818..4 TWA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TWAIN, MARK TWA Vol. 1

Cullen, Lynn

Summary: "In March of 1909, Mark Twain cheerfully blessed the wedding of his private secretary, Isabel V. Lyon, and his business manager, Ralph Ashcroft. One month later, he fired both. He proceeded to write a ferocious 429-page rant about the pair, calling Isabel "a liar, a forger, a thief, a hypocrite, a drunkard, a sneak, a humbug, a traitor, a conspirator, a filthy-minded and salacious slut pining...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUL

Summary: Brings together the words of over 60 writers, from Twain's earliest reviews to today, probing the many facets of his incomparable humor, his revolutionary use of vernacular language, his exploration of the realities of American life, and his fearless opposition to the injustices and outrages of an imperialistic age.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Classics of the United States, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 810.8 MAR

Summary: America’s magnificent storyteller Mark Twain has crafted an intriguing and classic tale of mistaken identity, deceit, and murder. At the center of it all is a slave woman who cradle-switches her master’s son with her own light-skinned baby…a child, though raised as white, who never fulfills her hopes and dreams for him as he becomes an arrogant and cruel man. Acclaimed actor Ken Howard...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1983

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Summary: Hadleyburg has a reputation for unshakable honesty. The smug townspeople are proud of this virtue and keep themselves honest by simply avoiding temptation. That is until “the man that corrupted Hadleyburg” arrives in town. Robert Preston stars as the stranger who plots a revenge on the hypocritical residents by promising a fortune to the citizens who once showed him charity many years before....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1980

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Morris, Roy.

Summary: Acclaimed literary biographer Roy Morris carefully sorts fact from fiction to tell the story of a young genius finding his voice in the ramshackle mining camps, boomtowns, and newspaper offices of the wild and woolly West, while the Civil War rages half a continent away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TWAIN, MARK MOR

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: A colorful portrait of the well known author.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2001

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818.409 WAR

Wood, Elijah

Summary: Huckleberry Finn and his friend, an escaped slave named Jim, face adventure as they travel down the Mississippi River; when Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn witness a murder, they try to decide whether to keep the truth a secret or reveal the identity of the killer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Based on the classic novel "The adventures of Tom Sawyer" comes the newest adaptation of this timeless tale. Tom Sawyer has nothing but pranks and mischief on his mind, but luckily his fearless friend Huck Finn loves adventure as much as he does. When the daring duo witness trouble in a graveyard, Tom and Huck are thrown head-first into adventure, putting their courage to the test!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Phase 4 Films, LLC 2015

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Twain, Mark

Summary: "This third and final volume crowns and completes [Twain's] work. Like its companion volumes, it chronicles Twain's inner and outer life through a series of daily dictations that go wherever his fancy leads. Created from March 1907 to December 1909, these dictations present Mark Twain at the end of his life: receiving an honorary degree from Oxford University; railing against Theodore...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TWAIN, MARK TWA

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