Bret Harte


originally published:
San Francisco/New York


  • Queen's Quorum(1867)
  • Johnson Highspot of American Literature(1871)
  • Johnson Highspot of American Literature(1870)
  • First Book(1867)
  • First Book(1867)
  • First Book(1866)
  • First Book(1867)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 8/25/1836
died: 5/5/1902
born as: Francis Brett Harte

American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California. Born in Albany, New York, he moved to California in 1854, later working there in a number of capacities, including miner, teacher, messenger, and journalist.