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The Resource The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County, and other sketches, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Roy Blount, Jr. ; afterword, Richard Bucci

The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County, and other sketches, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Roy Blount, Jr. ; afterword, Richard Bucci

Label
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County, and other sketches
Title
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County, and other sketches
Statement of responsibility
Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Roy Blount, Jr. ; afterword, Richard Bucci
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Introduction by Roy Blount, Jr. Afterword by Richard Bucci
Member of
Summary
Twenty-seven sketches include the story of a man who loved to make wagers and acquired a frog, which he claimed could outjump any frog in the county
Tone
Writing style
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
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065792
Cataloging source
DLC
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1835-1910
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Twain, Mark
Dewey number
813.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1322
LC item number
.C4 1996
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Oxford Mark Twain
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  • Humorous stories, American
  • Humorous stories, American
Target audience
adult
Label
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County, and other sketches, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Roy Blount, Jr. ; afterword, Richard Bucci
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County -- Aurelia's unfortunate young man -- A complaint about correspondents -- Answers to correspondents -- Among the Fenians -- Story of the bad little boy who didn't come to grief -- Curing a cold -- Inquiry about insurances -- Literature in the dry diggings -- "After" Jenkins -- Lucretia Smith's soldier -- Killing of Julius Caesar "localized" -- Item which the editor himself could not understand -- Among the spirits -- Brief biographical sketch of George Washington -- Touching story of George Washington's boyhood -- Page from a Californian almanac -- Information for the million -- Launch of the steamer Capital -- Origin of illustrious men -- Advice for good little girls -- Concerning chambermaids -- Remarkable instances of presence of mind -- Honoured as a curiosity in Honolulu -- Steed "Oahu" -- Strange dream -- Short and singular rations -- Cannibalism in the cars
Control code
ocm34513435
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xliv, 198, 33 pages
Isbn
9780199733491
Lccn
96012305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)34513435
Label
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County, and other sketches, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Roy Blount, Jr. ; afterword, Richard Bucci
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County -- Aurelia's unfortunate young man -- A complaint about correspondents -- Answers to correspondents -- Among the Fenians -- Story of the bad little boy who didn't come to grief -- Curing a cold -- Inquiry about insurances -- Literature in the dry diggings -- "After" Jenkins -- Lucretia Smith's soldier -- Killing of Julius Caesar "localized" -- Item which the editor himself could not understand -- Among the spirits -- Brief biographical sketch of George Washington -- Touching story of George Washington's boyhood -- Page from a Californian almanac -- Information for the million -- Launch of the steamer Capital -- Origin of illustrious men -- Advice for good little girls -- Concerning chambermaids -- Remarkable instances of presence of mind -- Honoured as a curiosity in Honolulu -- Steed "Oahu" -- Strange dream -- Short and singular rations -- Cannibalism in the cars
Control code
ocm34513435
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xliv, 198, 33 pages
Isbn
9780199733491
Lccn
96012305
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)34513435

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