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Sun, 17 Jul 2022 19:49:56 +0200
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Wolfgang Hochbruck <[log in to unmask]>
To: "John R. Pascal" <[log in to unmask]>
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...just ordered one for the English Dept. Library - 


On Sun, 17 Jul 2022 09:27:47 -0400
 John R. Pascal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Already have one copy for the home, second copy ordered for my
>students in the Mark Twain class!
>John Pascal
>Sent from my iPhone
>> On Jul 16, 2022, at 10:12 PM,
>[log in to unmask] wrote:
>> Add one more order--mine. Thanks, Kent! --res
>> In a message dated 7/16/2022 5:34:56 PM Pacific Standard Time,
>[log in to unmask] writes: 
>> Ditto. Thanks, Kent!
>>> On Jul 16, 2022, at 4:26 PM, Harris, Susan Kumin <[log in to unmask]>
>>> Thank you, Kent!  My order is in!  —skh
>>> Sent from my iPad
>>>>> On Jul 16, 2022, at 7:11 PM, R Kent Rasmussen
><[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>> This is a brief note to report that the second volume of Alan
>Gribben's MARK TWAIN'S LITERARY RESOURCES is now available. Kevin Mac
>Donnell will soon be posting a full review of the book here, but I
>want to alert everyone to the amazing discount that Amazon is
>presently offering. The book lists for $95. That is a relative bargain
>these days for any densely packed 1,100-page scholarly book, but right
>now you can get the book for only $45! As there is no telling how long
>that incredible price will last, anyone who wants the book and
>hesitates to order it is foolish. Here's a link to its Amazon page:
>>>> I've been browsing my copy of the book for several days and can
>attest that its reference value is beyond amazing. With more than 1
>millions words of detailed information and analysis about nearly 6,000
>works that Mark Twain owned or read, there's enough information in the
>book to jump-start a dozen dissertations and books and untold numbers
>of research articles. Moreover, it is endlessly fascinating simply to
>>>> Those not already familiar with Gribben's work should read Kevin's
>Forum review of the first volume, which lays out what a treat owners
>of the second volume are in for:
>>>> I'll end this note by reiterating my gratitude to Alan for the
>half-century of work he put into creating this invaluable resource.

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hochbruck
Dept. of English /
Centre for Security and Society
Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg
Rempart St. 15
D-79098 Freiburg