Tom Sawyer: Fireman, Policeman, Customs Inspector, Alcoholic Superman
September 24, 2012 7:56 PM Subscribe
The Adventures of the Real Tom Sawyer
" Mark Twain was nursing a bad hangover inside Ed Stahle’s fashionable Montgomery Street steam rooms, halfway through a two-month visit to San Francisco that would ultimately stretch to three years. At the baths he played penny ante with Stahle, the proprietor, and Tom Sawyer, the recently appointed customs inspector, volunteer fireman, special policeman and bona fide local hero."
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