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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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9780307720566
030772056
9780307720580
9781452629254
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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
table_of_contents 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.
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title Black fire : [the true story of the original Tom Sawyer--and of the mysterious fires that baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco]
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_sort black fire the true story of the original tom sawyer--and of the mysterious fires that baptized gold rush-era san francisco
title_sub [the true story of the original Tom Sawyer--and of the mysterious fires that baptized Gold Rush-era San Francisco]
topic Adventure and adventurers California San Francisco Biography, Arson California San Francisco History 19th Century, Arson California San Francisco History 19th century, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary, Biography & Autobiography, 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), History, Nonfiction, 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
topic_facet Adventure and adventurers, Arson, Biography & Autobiography, Fire fighters, Fires, Friends and associates, History, Nonfiction, Sawyer, Tom, Sawyer, Tom (Fictitious character), Twain, Mark