B. Scott Holmes

Just trying to stay alive and keep my sideburns too

Mark Twain in a Pioneer Land

Sam Clemens (Mark Twain) has spent two days in Salt Lake City, en route to Carson City, and now recognizes that he is, indeed, in a new land. He experiences a form of culture shock based on the economic realities of long distance freightage.. He discovers he is an emigrant in a foreign land.