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date: 14 June 2024

Harte, Bret (1836–1902) Author and poet, 

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature
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Dinah BirchDinah Birch

born at Albany, New York, and taken to California at 18, where he saw something of mining life. He worked on newspapers and periodicals in San Francisco, to which he contributed the short stories which made him famous. Notable among these were ‘The Luck of Roaring Camp’ (... ...

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