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Lecture Series: “Mark Twain and Dan DeQuille Hoaxers and Jokesters of the Territorial Enterprise”, Doug Borchert
October 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm$5
“Mark Twain and Dan DeQuille Hoaxers and Jokesters of the Territorial Enterprise”
Description: Doug will concentrated on Mark Twain’s more famous hoaxes, The Massacre Outside Carson City, The Petrified Man, and the Miscegenation Society and DeQuillie’s more famous “quaints,” The Rolling Stones of the Pahranagat, The Solar Armour. He will also addressed the influence that Artemus Ward had on Mark Twain and the visit of Adah Mencken
Bio: Doug Borchert is a native Nevadan ( Ely 1942) who has had a lifelong interest in the Comstock Lode. He developed a set of courses on the Comstock which he has given at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Cal State East Bay, San Francisco State, UC Davis, and the University of the Pacific.
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