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Mark Twain's Letters, Volume 2: 1867-1868
ISBN13: 9780520036697
ISBN: 0520036697
List Price: $85.0
Publisher: University of California Press

Here is young Sam Clemensin the world, getting famous, making lovein 155 magnificently edited letters that trace his remarkable self transformation from a footloose, irreverent West Coast journalist to a popular lecturer and author of The Jumping Frog, soon to be a national and international celebrity. And on the move he wasfrom San Francisco to New York, to St. Louis, and then to Paris, Naples, Rome, Athens, Constantinople, Yalta, and the Holy Land; back to New York and on to Washington; back to San Francisco and Virginia City; and on to lecturing in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New York. Resplendent with wit, love of life, ambition, and literary craft, this new volume in the wonderful Bancroft Library edition of Mark Twain's Letters will delight and inform both scholars and general readers.