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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (Illustrated)

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County (Illustrated)( )
Author: Twain, Mark
ISBN:979-8-5868-9036-8
Publication Date:Dec 2020
Publisher:Independently Published
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.38
Book Description:

The narrator is sent by a friend to interview an old man, Simon Wheeler, who might know the location of an old acquaintance named Leonidas W. Smiley. Finding Simon at an old mining camp, the narrator asks him if he knows anything about Leonidas; Simon appears not to, and instead tells a story about Jim Smiley, a man who had visited the camp years earlier.Jim loves to gamble and will offer to bet on anything and everything, from horse races to dogfights, to the health of the local...
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Book Details
Pages:43
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.097 Inches
Book Weight:0.23 Pounds
Author Biography
Twain, Mark (Author)
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.

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