DOUGLASS, F: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. Tribecca Books, 2011. ISBN: 9781936594184. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30671) $12.00

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This preeminent American slave narrative is an autobiography of the internationally famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Originally published in 1845. 111p.

SOUHAMI, D: Gertrude and Alice

Souhami, Diana. Gertrude and Alice. Pandora, 1991. ISBN: 0062509152. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Very Good. Paperback. (#30666) $12.00

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Nominated for a Lambda literary award, this incisive biography draws on memoirs, letters, published writings, and other sources to examine the relationship between Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.

Illustrated. References. Index. 300p.

LENNON, N: Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel Clemens

Book Cover. Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel ClemensLennon Nigey. Mark Twain in California: The Turbulent California Years of Samuel Clemens. Chronicle Books, The Literary West Series, 1982. ISBN: 0877011982. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30641) $12.00

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A wonderful history of Civil War-era California showing Mark Twain at his humorous best. Includes descriptions of the San Francisco bohemia and the authors who populated it, for example Bret Harte.

Illustrated. Bibliography. Map. 128p.

Lain in copy of Daniel Hoffman’s poem “Mark Twain, 1909” from The New Yorker.