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Title:
The unabridged Mark Twain
Author:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Works. Selections. 1976
Physical Description:
2 volumes ; 22 cm
General Note:
Gift of Margaret Awald.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780914294535

9780914294542

9780894710865

9780894710872
Format :
Book

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Material Type
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Status
Central Library PS1302 .T33 1976 V.1-2 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Rare Books Reference
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Summary

Summary

Twenty-seven selections are included in a collection of novels and short stories reset from first editions approved by the author and representing the best of Mark Twain.


Author Notes

Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled throughout the West, writing humorous sketches for newspapers. In 1865, he wrote the short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, which was very well received. He then began a career as a humorous travel writer and lecturer, publishing The Innocents Abroad in 1869, Roughing It in 1872, and, Gilded Age in 1873, which was co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mississippi Writing: Life on the Mississippi, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled throughout the West, writing humorous sketches for newspapers. In 1865, he wrote the short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, which was very well received. He then began a career as a humorous travel writer and lecturer, publishing The Innocents Abroad in 1869, Roughing It in 1872, and, Gilded Age in 1873, which was co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mississippi Writing: Life on the Mississippi, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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