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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

Graysmith, Robert

Book - 2012
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Black Fire
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
ISBN: 0307720586
Characteristics: x, 268 p. :,ill., map ;,24 cm


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Sep 26, 2014
  • MrMiyagi rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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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