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 lesser-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. 30,000 first printing.