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Roughing It By Mark Twain
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Published in 1872 by the American Publishing Company, Roughing It was Twain's second travelogue book, following The Innocents Abroad for which it was written as a prequel. The book deals with Twain's... More > life during and just after the Civil War, including his brief stint in a Confederate Volunteer force, efforts in mining and his first attempts at writing. As with his other travelogues, the book includes a number of short stories that may or may not be factual.< Less
Roughing It By Mark Twain
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Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. Roughing It illustrates Twain's early adventures, including a visit to Salt Lake City, gold... More > and silver prospecting, real-estate speculation, a journey to the Kingdom of Hawaii, and his beginnings as a writer. In this memoir, readers can see examples of Twain's rough-hewn humor, which would become a staple of his writing. Twain began his career writing light, humorous verse, but evolved into a chronicler of the vanities, hypocrisies and murderous acts of mankind. At mid-career, with Huckleberry Finn, he combined rich humor, sturdy narrative and social criticism. Twain was a master at rendering colloquial speech and helped to create and popularize a distinctive American literature built on American themes and language. Many of Twain's works have been suppressed at times for various reasons.< Less
In the Rough By Doc Marek
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"In the Rough" is the second chapbook to be released by Doc Marek.
Roughing It By Mark Twain
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Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was written during 1870–71 and published in 1872 as a prequel to his first book... More > Innocents Abroad. This book tells of Twain's adventures prior to his pleasure cruise related in Innocents Abroad. Roughing It follows the travels of young Mark Twain through the Wild West during the years 1861–1867. After a brief stint as a Confederate cavalry militiaman (not included in the account), he joined his brother Orion Clemens, who had been appointed Secretary of the Nevada Territory, on a stagecoach journey west. Twain consulted his brother's diary to refresh his memory and borrowed heavily from his active imagination for many stories in the novel. Roughing It illustrates many of Twain's early adventures, including a visit to Salt Lake City, gold and silver prospecting, real-estate speculation, a journey to the Kingdom of Hawaii, and his beginnings as a writer.< Less
Roughing It By Mark Twain
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Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was written during 1870–71 and published in 1872 as a prequel to his first book... More > Innocents Abroad. This book tells of Twain's adventures prior to his pleasure cruise related in Innocents Abroad. Roughing It follows the travels of young Mark Twain through the Wild West during the years 1861–1867. After a brief stint as a Confederate cavalry militiaman (not included in the account), he joined his brother Orion Clemens, who had been appointed Secretary of the Nevada Territory, on a stagecoach journey west. Twain consulted his brother's diary to refresh his memory and borrowed heavily from his active imagination for many stories in the novel. Roughing It illustrates many of Twain's early adventures, including a visit to Salt Lake City, gold and silver prospecting, real-estate speculation, a journey to the Kingdom of Hawaii, and his beginnings as a writer.< Less
Roughing It By Mark Twain
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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 — April 21, 1910), better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American humorist, satirist, writer, and lecturer. Roughing It is a book of... More > semi-autobiographical travel literature .It was written during 1870–71 and published in 1872 as a prequel to his first book Innocents Abroad. This book tells of Twain's adventures prior to his pleasure cruise related in Innocents Abroad. Roughing It follows the travels of young Mark Twain through the Wild West during the years 1861–1867. After a brief stint as aConfederate cavalry militiaman (not included in the account), he joined his brother Orion Clemens, who had been appointed Secretary of the Nevada Territory, on a stagecoach journey west. Twain consulted his brother's diary to refresh his memory and borrowed heavily from his active imagination for many stories in the novel.< Less
Roughing It By Mark Twain
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A semi-autobiographical travel account written by American humorist Mark Twain. It was authored during 1870–71 and published in 1872 as a prequel to his first book Innocents Abroad. This book... More > tells of Twain's adventures prior to his pleasure cruise related in Innocents Abroad. Roughing It follows the travels of young Mark Twain through the "Wild West" during the years 1861–1867. After a brief stint as a Confederate cavalry militiaman, he joined his brother who had been appointed Secretary of the Nevada Territory, on a stagecoach journey west. Twain consulted his brother's diary to refresh his memory and borrowed heavily from his active imagination for many stories in the novel. Roughing It illustrates many of Twain's early adventures, including a visit in Salt Lake City with Mormon leader Brigham Young, gold and silver prospecting, real-estate speculation, and his beginnings as a writer.< Less
Roughing It By Mark Twain
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Though known throughout the world for his fictional novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain was also a skilled chronicler of his own life and experiences.... More > In his youth, Twain traveled extensively throughout the untamed American West with his brother, working his way from town to town in a variety of jobs, including gold prospector, reporter, and lecturer. Roughing It is Twain's personal recollection of his wanderlust years. It is a wildly humorous adventure yarn that combines hard facts with a healthy dose of the author's unique perspective, one that helped define the course of American literature.< Less
ROUGH By ERIK SANCHEZ
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Beat Eucharist By Rough Edge
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Rough Edge is a collective of Durham based Christians, all of whom are part of the same larger worshipping community. The collective often eat, pray, work, learn and worship together. The collective... More > is passionate about Jesus and discipleship and seeks to express this passion through creative worship using various means, including song, liturgy, art, video, photography and poetry. ...Beat Eucharist; I'm thinking Allen Ginsberg, Howl‐esque liturgy, with adapted monologue readings in a Kerouac like stream-of‐consciousness On The Road manner. I'm thinking musically, the high tempo, ska‐lite jazz that induces trance like euphoria, as described in Kerouac. I'm thinking smoky jazz club visuals with sharp contrasts of mountain, wilderness beauty a la Dharma Bums. I'm thinking intercessions that are called out like a voice in the wilderness, some wild‐eyed prophets, Old Testament or 50's California....< Less