Black fire: [the true story of the original Tom Sawyer--and of the mysterious fires that baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco]

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Traces the little-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.
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subject_facet Adventure and adventurers -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography, Arson -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 19th Century, Arson -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 19th century, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary, Fire fighters -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography, Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 19th Century, Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- 19th century, HISTORY / United States / 19th Century, HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY), San Francisco (Calif.) -- Biography, San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 19th Century, San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 19th century, Sawyer, Tom (Fictitious character), Sawyer, Tom, -- 1832-1906, Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Friends and associates, Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Sources
title_display Black fire : the true story of the original Tom Sawyer--and of the mysterious fires that baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco
title_full Black Fire The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer - and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco, Black fire : [the true story of the original Tom Sawyer--and of the mysterious fires that baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco] [electronic resource] / Robert Graysmith, Black fire : the true story of the original Tom Sawyer--and of the mysterious fires that baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco / written and illustrated by Robert Graysmith
title_short Black fire :
title_sub [the true story of the original Tom Sawyer--and of the mysterious fires that baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco]
topic_facet Adventure and adventurers, Arson, Biography & Autobiography, Fire fighters, Fires, Friends and associates, History, Nonfiction, Sawyer, Tom, Sawyer, Tom (Fictitious character), Twain, Mark