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The American claimant

The American claimant

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford Mark Twain.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Earl of Rossmore is deeply distressed when an American of no account claims his title--Novelist.

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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Humorous stories
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain
ISBN: 9780199733491 019973349X
OCLC Number: 430842450
Description: xliii, 277, 38 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches ; 2. The Innocents Abroad ; 3. Roughing It ; 4. The Gilded Age ; 5. Sketches, New and Old ; 6. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ; 7. A Tramp Abroad ; 8. The Prince and the Pauper ; 9. Life on the Mississippi ; 10. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ; 11. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court ; 12. Merry Tales ; 13. The American Claimant ; 14. The GBP1,000,000 Bank Note and Other New Stories ; 15. Tom Sawyer Abroad ; 16. The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson and the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins ; 17. Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc ; 18. The Stolen White Elephant and Other Detective Stories ; 19. How to Tell a Story and Other Essays ; 20. Following the Equator and Anti-Imperialist Essays ; 21. The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories and Essays ; 22. The Diaries of Adam and Eve ; 23. What Is Man? ; 24. The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories ; 25. Christian Science ; 26. Chapters from My Autobiography ; 27. 1601, and Is Shakespeare Dead? ; 28. Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven? ; 29. Speeches
Series Title: Oxford Mark Twain.
Responsibility: Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Bobbie Ann Mason ; afterword, Peter Messent.


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