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A murder, a mystery, and a marriage, by Mark Twain ; foreword and afterword by Roy Blount, Jr. ; illustrations by Peter de Sève

Label
A murder, a mystery, and a marriage
Title
A murder, a mystery, and a marriage
Statement of responsibility
by Mark Twain ; foreword and afterword by Roy Blount, Jr. ; illustrations by Peter de Sève
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Chronicles the efforts of John Gray to marry off his daughter Mary to the heir of Deer Lick, Missouri's, wealthiest family, until the appearance of a stranger not only derails Gray's plans but also leads to murder
  • "Set in the quaint hollow of Deer Lick, a mythical town resembling Mark Twain's Hannibal, Missouri, this bizarre tale chronicles the fortunes of a humble farmer, John Gray, determined to marry off his daughter, Mary, to the scion of the town's wealthiest family. But the sudden appearance of a stranger found lying unconscious in the snow not only derails Gray's plans but also leads to a mysterious murder whose solution lies at the heart of this captivating story."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
Dewey number
813/.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1322
LC item number
.M75 2001
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farmers
  • Murder
  • Missouri
Label
A murder, a mystery, and a marriage, by Mark Twain ; foreword and afterword by Roy Blount, Jr. ; illustrations by Peter de Sève
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
47142026
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9780393043761
Lccn
2001041040
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
A murder, a mystery, and a marriage, by Mark Twain ; foreword and afterword by Roy Blount, Jr. ; illustrations by Peter de Sève
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
47142026
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9780393043761
Lccn
2001041040
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

Library Locations

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      38.944491 -92.326012
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