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    Roughing It: Roughing it v. 2 (Works of Mark Twain) (Hardback) By (author) Mark Twain, Edited by Harriet Elinor Smith, Edited by Edgar Marquess Branch, Edited by Lin Salamo, Edited by Robert Pack Browning

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    DescriptionBased on Mark Twain's own years of 'variegated vagabonding' in the West, this comic narrative offers a virtual grab-bag of tall tales, folklore, beast fables, travelogue, local color, autobiography, history, geography - even statistics. This new critical edition of "Roughing It" supersedes the 1972 edition published in the Works of Mark Twain over twenty years ago. It is an entirely new undertaking, by a different group of editors. Together they have made extensive use of newly discovered historical and textual materials, particularly biographical documents which illuminate how Mark Twain gave literary shape to his actual experiences in the West. This edition includes more than 300 illustrations Mark Twain commissioned for his book. It also provides six new maps: two for Nevada in the 1860s and four to help trace the Clemens brothers' cross-country stagecoach route. The editors provide a comprehensive introduction that will supplant all previous accounts of how Mark Twain wrote and revised his second long book. Fully supplemented by the textual apparatus, the edition presents a complete record of Twain's revisions and is sure to become the standard text of Mark Twain's great Western adventure. Editorial work was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and by a generous gift from the L. J. Skaggs and Mary C. Skaggs Foundation.

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    Roughing It: Roughing it v. 2
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Twain, Edited by Harriet Elinor Smith, Edited by Edgar Marquess Branch, Edited by Lin Salamo, Edited by Robert Pack Browning
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    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1111
    Width: 161 mm
    Height: 237 mm
    Thickness: 56 mm
    Weight: 1,533 g
    ISBN 13: 9780520084988
    ISBN 10: 0520084985

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    LC classification: PS1300 .F72 VOL. 2 1993
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    Edition statement
    University of California Press
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    University of California Press
    Publication date
    13 January 1994
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    Harriet Elinor Smith, Lin Salamo, and Robert Pack Browning are editors with the Mark Twain Project in The Bancroft Library. Edgar Marquess Branch is Professor Emeritus of English at Miami University.
    Review quote
    "One of the great scholarly enterprises of the century. . . . If you want to enjoy, and to understand fully, the genius of Mark Twain, the California editions are the only texts to have." "London Telegraph [Michael Shelden]