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Author Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Title Mark Twain, business man / edited by Samuel Charles Webster.
Imprint Boston : Little, Brown, 1946.
Edition First edition.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS1331.A3 W4    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS1331.A3 W4    AVAILABLE  
Subject Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Correspondence.
Webster, Charles L., 1851-1891. -- Correspondence.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Alt Name Webster, Samuel Charles.
Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress)
Description xii, 409 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, 1 genealogical table, 1 map, portraits ; 22 cm
Edition First edition.
Note "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
"The intimate record of Mark Twain's extraordinary business career, revealed in his hitherto unpublished correspondence"--Dust jacket.
Also issued online.
Summary Contains a collection of family and business letters, most of which have not previously been published, largely concerned with Mark Twain's publishing venture with the editor's father, Charles L. Webster. cf. Foreword.
Contents Foreword -- Genealogy of Mark Twain's immediate family -- 1. Ancestry and background -- 2. Sam starts his career -- 3. The first notebook -- 4. On the river -- 5. As his niece remembers him -- 6. Romance and prophesy -- 7. Border state confusion -- 8. Miner -- 9. Reporter -- 10. Seeing the world -- 11. Married -- 12. A year in Buffalo -- 13. Hartford and fame -- 14. Relatives -- 15. Crosscurrents -- 16. Mark Twain vs. Mark Twain -- 17. Mostly remodeling -- 18. Enter the typesetter -- 19. The author figures profits -- 20. Scoundrels, thieves, and publishers -- 21. Webster learns the publishing business -- 22. The history game -- 23. Playwright -- 24. Back to the book business -- 25. Huck Finn -- 26. Dear Charley -- 27. Mark Twain, lecturer -- 28. Publishing pays, for the typesetter -- 29. General Grant's Memoirs -- 30. Some heartfelt curses -- 31. Money pours in, and out -- 32. The Pope's biography -- 33. What really happened -- 34. Webster retires.
OCLC # 31605011
Additional Format Online version: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Mark Twain, business man. 1st ed. Boston : Little, Brown, 1946 (OCoLC)569071238.