Black fire / [sound recording] : the true story of the original Tom Sawyer---and of the mysterious fires that baptized gold rush-era San Francisco / Robert Graysmith.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Schricker Main Library||BCD 979.404 GRA (Text)||30032001663290||AUDIOBOOK||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781452609256 : CMD;
- Physical Description: 10 sound discs (12 hr.): digital; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabr. ed.
- Publisher: Old Saybrook, CT: Tantor Media, p2012.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Dramatis Personae -- Prologue -- pt. 1. The man who burned down San Francisco : December 24, 1849-September 16, 1850 -- Broderick and the Christmas Eve Catastrophe -- Sawyer -- Sleep Runners and Flying Houses -- Broderick's Rogues -- Rainbow Rivers of Gold and Silver -- pt. 2. The lightkeeper : September 17, 1850-June 22, 1851 -- Tug of War -- The Melting House -- The Lodger -- The Golden Ring -- pt. 3. Steaming with Twain and Sawyer : May 26, 1863-December 16, 1866 -- Steamers -- The Fire Girl -- Let Us Build a City.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by the author.
|Summary, etc.:|| Traces the lesser-known story of a volunteer fireman, marine engineer and poker buddy of Mark Twain who inspired the character of Tom Sawyer, describing his pivotal contributions to the hunt for a serial arsonist in 1850s San Francisco.
|System Details Note:|| Compact disc.
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