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Books and maps tagged “by George Williams III”

Nevada Hot Springs
The Complete Guide to Nevada’s Recreational Hot Springs

George J. Williams III Nevada Hot Springs; The Complete Guide to Nevada’s Recreational Hot Springs

Concise, occasionally irreverent guide covers more than 40 Nevada hot springs worth visiting. Williams personally evaluates the various springs for water temperature, seclusion, cleanliness, whether a fee is charged, overall conditions, improvements, and whether camping is allowed nearby.


On the Road with Mark Twain in California and Nevada
New Revised Edition

George J. Williams III On the Road with Mark Twain in California and Nevada

This book details what is known of Twain’s years in the West, providing details of his stay in each of more than two dozen towns he lived in and visited. This book also tells visitors what they will find in these towns today.


Mark Twain and the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Revised Edition

George J. Williams III Mark Twain and the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

How Mark Twain's humorous frog story launched his legendary career. On a prospecting trip to Angel's Camp, Twain first heard the tales of the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. Twain's version of the tale became an international success and launched his legendary career.


Mark Twain: His Life in Virginia City, Nevada
2nd Revised Edition

George J. Williams III Mark Twain: His Life in Virginia City, Nevada

This well researched account of Clemens' twenty-one months as reporter for the Territorial Enterprise in Virginia City, Nevada was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize when it was first published in 1985.