Here is young Sam Clemens--in the world, getting famous, making love--in 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 was--from 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 ...

Mark Twain's Letters, Volume 2: 1867-1868 1990, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520036697

Revised edition Annotated