Black Fire

Black Fire

The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer--and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco

Book - 2012
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First biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer (a friend of Mark Twain during his brief tenure as a California newspaper reporter), told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized mid-nineteenth century San Francisco.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Description: x, 268 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780307720566
Branch Call Number: 979.404092 Saw


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Sep 26, 2014

A lot of people and information in this book but very well written and I could not put it down until I fell asleep.

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