"Mark Twain Becomes a Jersey Boy: His Friendship with Thomas Nast"

Seton Hall Prep English teacher, John Pascal will present a lecture titled "Mark Twain Become a Jersey Boy: His Friendship with Thomas Nast" about the personal and professional friendship of "the father of the American political cartoon" Thomas Nast and America's master storyteller, humorist and writer Mark Twain on Thursday, September 26 at 6:30 pm in the West Caldwell Public Library, 30 Clinton Road. 

A frequent visitor to the Garden State, Mark Twain spent a memorable Thanksgiving evening in Nast's Morristown home in 1884. He asked Nast to illustrate several of his stories. Twain's lecturing presence in the Garden State will also be discussed.

This program is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. To sign-up, call the Library at 973-226-5441 or sign-up online      @ https://bccls.libcal.com/event/ 5627932.

   

Contact Information
  1. Ethan Galvin
  2. 973-226-5441
  3. ethan.galvin@westcaldwell.bccls.org
Thu, September 26
6:30 pm — 8:00 pm
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Seton Hall Prep English teacher, John Pascal will present a lecture titled "Mark Twain Become a Jersey Boy: His Friendship with Thomas Nast" about the personal and professional friendship of "the father of the American political cartoon" Thomas Nast and America's master storyteller, humorist and writer Mark Twain on Thursday, September 26 at 6:30 pm in the West Caldwell ...

30 Clinton Road West Caldwell, NJ 07006

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30 Clinton Road
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