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ISBN: 1143858662
Author: Charles Dudley Warner
Language: English
Publisher: Nabu Press (February 4, 2010)
Pages: 720
Subcategory: Biography
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By Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner Russ Mosely he tote ole Hanks he mought git to Obeds tomorrer or nex' day he reckoned. Well, I wisht I knowed

By Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner. CHAPTER I. Squire Hawkins and His Tennessee Land-He Decides to Remove to Missouri. Russ Mosely he tote ole Hanks he mought git to Obeds tomorrer or nex' day he reckoned. Well, I wisht I knowed. I got a 'prime sow and pigs in the cote-house, and I hain't got no place for to put 'em. If the jedge is a gwyne to hold cote, I got to roust 'em out, I reckon. But tomorrer'll do, I 'spect. The speaker bunched his thick lips together like the stem-end of a tomato and shot a bumble-bee dead that had lit on a weed seven feet away.

The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is a novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner first published in 1873. It satirizes greed and political corruption in post-Civil War America. Twain and Warner originally had planned to issue the novel with illustrations by Thomas Nast.

Warner Charles Dudley. Squire Hawkins and His Tennessee Land-He Decides to Remove to Missouri

Warner Charles Dudley. June 18-. Squire Hawkins sat upon the pyramid of large blocks, called the "stile," in front of his house, contemplating the morning. The locality was Obedstown, East Tennessee. Even you and I will see the day that steamboats will come up that little Turkey river to within twenty miles of this land of ours-and in high water they'll come right to it! And this is not all, Nancy-it isn't even half! There's a bigger wonder-the railroad!

The term gilded age, commonly given to the era, comes from the title of this book. is wasteful and ridiculous excess

The term gilded age, commonly given to the era, comes from the title of this book. is wasteful and ridiculous excess. Gilding a lily, which is already beautiful and not in need of further adornment, is excessive and wasteful, characteristics of the age Twain and Warner wrote about in their novel

The subtitle of this novel, "A Tale of Today" applies to 1873 (when the book was published) as. .The Gilded Age" was my first Kindle book. By: Mark Twain and By:Charles Dudley Warner: (VOLUME I) Novel (World's classic's).

The subtitle of this novel, "A Tale of Today" applies to 1873 (when the book was published) as much as it does today. We desire quick, rich results when, time and again, we realize that we get what we work for with diligence, determination and devotion. I read it along with a history of the Progressive Movement, which was enjoyable and useful for placing myself in late 19th-century America.

Co-written by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner, this . Ron Powers is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

Co-written by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner, this rollicking novel is rife with unscrupulous politicians, colorful plutocrats, and blindly optimistic speculators caught up in a frenzy of romance, murder, and surefire deals gone bust. Although this was written in the early ages of the 'Gilded Age' to which it would give its name. Ron Powers is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. His books include Tom and Huck Don’t Live Here Anymore: Childhood and Murder in the Heart of America and Mark Twain: A Life. He co-wrote, with James Bradley, the New York Times bestseller Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima.

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. The gilded age. Format Choice. A Tale of Today.

Библиографические данные. The Gilded Age: A Tale of To-day. Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner. Augustus Hoppin, Alice Barber Stephens, True Williams.

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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