Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer---and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco (MP3 CD)
The first biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer (a friend of Mark Twain during his brief tenure as a California newspaper reporter), told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized mid-nineteenth-century San Francisco.
About the Author
Robert Graysmith is the New York Times bestselling author of a number of true crime books, including Zodiac, The Laughing Gorilla, and The Girl in Alfred Hitchcock's Shower. The major motion pictures Zodiac and Auto Focus are based on his books. A San Francisco Chronicle political cartoonist and artist for fifteen years, Robert lives in San Francisco. Coming soon...
Praise for Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer---and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco…
An enthusiastic performance. . . . Fans of Twain and Graysmith will find it a fascinating and fun listen." ---Publishers Weekly