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The Gilded Age By Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner
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Published in 1873 by the American Publishing company, A Gilded Age was Twain's first novel and was co-written by Charles Dudley Warner. The plot runs across two connected arcs with the first... More > concerning the attempted sale of unimproved land in Tennessee by a poor rural family and the second arc dealing with a pair of land speculators and their efforts to turn a deal and win a woman. Like many of the novels to follow, Twain's work is essential satirical, though his targets – the Washington political set – were not much followed up. Beneath the plot is an autobiographical story of long hoped for land sales within the Clemens family.< Less
The Gilded Age: Part I By Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner
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The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is an 1873 novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirizes greed and political corruption in post-Civil War America. Although not one of Twain's... More > better-known works, it has appeared in more than one hundred editions since its original publication. Twain and Warner originally had planned to issue the novel with illustrations by Thomas Nast. The book is remarkable for two reasons–-it is the only novel Twain wrote with a collaborator, and its title very quickly became synonymous with graft, materialism, and corruption in public life.< Less
The Gilded Age - A Tale Of Today By Mark Twain
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Mark Twain's First Novel and only collaboration with another writer. The Gilded Age is a satire on greed and political corruption in post-Civil War America.
Mark Twain's THE GILDED AGE By Richard Schwartz
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Based on Mark Twain’s first novel (co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner) MARK TWAIN'S THE GILDED AGE is an original play about Laura Hawkins, an alluring young woman who captivates Washington... More > society as a lobbyist in 1870, and then becomes a national sensation when she takes revenge on the cynical, sexist Confederate officer who robbed her of her innocence. Narrated by Colonel Beriah Sellers, one of Twain’s best drawn comic characters, the story exposes a society permeated by corruption, greed, and deceit at every level.< Less
The Gilded Age, Part 5. By Mark Twain
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Charles Dudley Warner (September 12, 1829 – October 20,... More > 1900) was an American essayist, novelist, and friend of Mark Twain, with whom he co-authored the novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.Warner was born of Puritan descent in Plainfield, Massachusetts. From the ages of six to fourteen he lived in Charlemont, Massachusetts, the scene of the experiences pictured in his study of childhood, Being a Boy (1877). He then moved to Cazenovia, New York, and in 1851 graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Dudley_Warner< Less
The Gilded Age, Part 6. By Charles Dudley Warner
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Charles Dudley Warner (September 12, 1829 – October 20,... More > 1900) was an American essayist, novelist, and friend of Mark Twain, with whom he co-authored the novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.Warner was born of Puritan descent in Plainfield, Massachusetts. From the ages of six to fourteen he lived in Charlemont, Massachusetts, the scene of the experiences pictured in his study of childhood, Being a Boy (1877). He then moved to Cazenovia, New York, and in 1851 graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Dudley_Warner< Less
The Gilded Age, Part 7. By Mark Twain
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April... More > 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Among his writings are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, Twain worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Twain< Less
The Gilded Age of Rangeley Maine By gary priest
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This is the history of over 200 private camps in the Rangeley region built between 1890-1930. It includes several hundred interviews, camp ownership history and over 500 photographs. A Must for the... More > serious collector of Rangeley artifacts.< Less
The Gilded Age of Rangeley Maine By gary priest
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This is the history of over 200 private camps in the Rangeley region built between 1890-1930. It includes several hundred interviews, camp ownership history and over 500 photographs. A Must for the... More > serious collector of Rangeley artifacts.< Less
Volume 2630, Gilbert and Sullivan's --- Gilded Age By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2630, Gilbert and Sullivan's---Gilded Age Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale... More > of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less