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The Family Mark Twain Mark Twain

The Family Mark Twain

Mark Twain

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ISBN : 9780880292641
Hardcover
1462 pages
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Mark Twain was the pen name Samuel Langhorne Clemens adopted from his days as a Mississippi riverboat pilot. The term means two fathoms deep, but as a writer, Mark Twain is far deeper. For more than 40 years he published some of Americas mostMoreMark Twain was the pen name Samuel Langhorne Clemens adopted from his days as a Mississippi riverboat pilot. The term means two fathoms deep, but as a writer, Mark Twain is far deeper. For more than 40 years he published some of Americas most enduring literature, ranging from essays, humorous miscellanies, autobiographies and travel sketches, to novels and short stories.This massive omnibus celebrates the works of this American original with the complete books of his most famous novels: Life on the Mississippi- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn- and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court.The Family Mark Twain also features selections from some of his most famous essays, speeches, sketches and short stories. It includes Puddnhead Wilson- The Jumping Frog, The Petrified Man, and My Bloody Massacre from Sketches New and Old- The Stolen White Elephant from Tom Sawyer Abroad- Punch, Brother, Punch and Speech on the Weather from Tom Sawyer, Detective and Other Stories- The Turning-Point of My Life from What Is Man? and Other Essays- Bakers Bluejay Yarn and The Awful German Language from Tramp Abroad- Private History of the Jumping Frog Story from In Defense of Harriet- The Invalids Story from Shelley and Other Essays- The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg- more. 1,462pp.