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Mark Twain: The Curious Case of Colonel Sellers
     

Mark Twain: The Curious Case of Colonel Sellers

by Mark Twain, KB Shaw
 
The history of Mark Twain’s play, Colonel Sellers, is an intriguing story with more plot twists and turns than the play itself. “The Curious Case of Colonel Sellers” documents this tale of literary piracy and personal conflict. It is a saga that leads from the quiet setting of Hartford, Connecticut, to the wharves of San Francisco and from the theaters of New York to

Overview

The history of Mark Twain’s play, Colonel Sellers, is an intriguing story with more plot twists and turns than the play itself. “The Curious Case of Colonel Sellers” documents this tale of literary piracy and personal conflict. It is a saga that leads from the quiet setting of Hartford, Connecticut, to the wharves of San Francisco and from the theaters of New York to the courtrooms of Salt Lake City where Twain sent a Deputy U.S. Marshall “armed with a writ of injunction against the buccaneers who contemplated an act of piracy on the high seas of literature.”

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Product Details

BN ID:
2940148471080
Publisher:
iPulpFiction.com
Publication date:
07/19/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), best known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist noted for the novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (which has been called "The Great American Novel") and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, among many other books. Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and he spent time as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before finding fame as a writer.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
November 30, 1835
Date of Death:
April 21, 1910
Place of Birth:
Florida, Missouri
Place of Death:
Redding, Connecticut

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