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Roughing It

TitleRoughing It
Author/CreatorTwain, Mark (Samuel L. Clemens)
Related item(s)PS1318.A1 1880 (Special Collections)
Date Original1872
Summary/DescriptionSemi-autobiographical somewhat fictional account of Twain's real-life adventures in the 19th-century American West. He went west by stagecoach to serve as his brother Orion's personal secretary. Orion had secured the position of being Secretary of the Nevada Territory. Twain recounts his experiences as a frontier newspaper reporter, a prospector, and a writer.
SubjectLake Tahoe (Calif. and Nev.)
Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
LocationCalifornia
Nevada
Hawaii
Sourcehttp://tinyurl.com/85pca
Original PublisherAmerican Publishing Company, Hartford, Conn.
Electronic PublisherElectronic Text Center, University of Virginia
Formattext
Date Digital2003
Languageeng

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