Mark Twain in Washington, D. C.
The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent
||Bliss, Donald T.|
Ritchie, Donald A.
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Arcadia Publishing|
| Imprint:||History Press, The|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $19.99|
| Book Description: |
When young Samuel Clemens first visited the nation's capital in 1854, both were rough around the edges and of dubious potential. Returning as Mark Twain in 1867, he brought his sharp eye and acerbic pen to the task of covering the capital for nearly a half-dozen newspapers. He fit in perfectly among the other hard-drinking and irreverent correspondents. His bohemian sojourn in Washington, D.C., has been largely overlooked, but his time in the capital city was catalytic to Twain's rise... More Description