I have a set of Alf Doten's journals and have mined them for historical
details to include in three western novels set in and around Virginia City.
I'm a huge Twain fan as well, and Sam Clemens appears as a young
reporter in my book, WEST OF WASHOE.
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From: "Caroline Lawrence" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, October 31, 2011 6:31 AM
Subject: Blood Massacre inspiration?
> Reading Alf Doten's journals I found what might have beenpart inspiration
> or Twain's "Bloody Massacre" hoax of 1863!
> Caroline Lawrence
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