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The American claimant

The American claimant

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
A comedy of mistaken identities.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Humorous stories
Humorous fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
American claimant.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain
ISBN: 0195114124 9780195114126 019510143X 9780195101430 0195090888 9780195090888 0195113454 9780195113457 9780199733491 019973349X
OCLC Number: 34515219
Description: xliii, 277, 38 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: For further reading / Peter Messent --
Illustrators and illustrations in Mark Twain's first American editions / Beverly R. David & Ray Sapirstein --
Reading the illustrations in "The American Claimant" / Beverly R. David & Ray Sapirstein --
A note on the text / Robert H. Hirst.
Responsibility: Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Bobbie Ann Mason ; afterword, Peter Messent.
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