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Across the Plains with Other Memories and Essays

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Length: 206 pages3 hours

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This volume contains a collection of essays and memoirs by Robert Louis Stevenson, including "Across the Plains" (1892). "Across the Plains" forms the middle section of Stevenson's three-part travel memoir, that begins with "The Amateur Emigrant" and ends with "The Silverado Squatters". The other essays of this collection include: “Across the Plains”, “The Old Pacific Capital”, “Fontainebleau”, “Epilogue to an Inland Voyage”, “Random Memories”, “The Lantern-Bearers”, “A Chapter on Dreams”, “Beggars”, “Letters to a Young Gentleman”, and more. This book is highly recommended for fans of Stevenson’s work, and it is not to be missed by the discerning collector of such literature. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850 - 1894) was a famous Scottish essayist, novelist, poet, and travel writer. Some of his best known works include "Treasure Island" and "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde". Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

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