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The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain

The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain( )
Author: Twain, Mark
ISBN:978-1-4209-5963-5
Publication Date:Oct 2018
Publisher:Digireads.com Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
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This comprehensive collection of Twain's short stories showcases his immense talent, humor, and wit. Considered to be the greatest American humorist of all time, Mark Twain was born in 1835 and was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, where many of his most well-known stories take place. Twain led an adventurous life: working as a type setter for his brother's newspaper as a young man, then as a riverboat pilot on the Missouri river, followed by a stint as a miner in Nevada and California,...
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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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