The Clockmaker, Or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville (First Series)

The Clockmaker, Or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick of Slickville (First Series)

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Sam Slick of Slickville, Connecticut, is a Yankee clock-peddler who accompanies a visiting English gentleman on an unforgettable tour of early nineteenth-century Nova Scotia. His shrewd observations and witty commentaries make up the thirty-three sketches of The Clockmaker. First serialized in 1835 and 1836 and then published together in late 1836 in response to public demand, the sketches of The Clockmaker established Judge Thomas Chandler Haliburton as a satirical humorist of international stature. The New Canadian Library edition is an unabridged reprint of the complete original text.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 1958
ISBN: 9780771091063
0771091060
Characteristics: xvi, 164 p. --

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