Who was Mark Twain?

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Grosset & Dunlap, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 105 pages
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A humorist, narrator, and social observer, Mark Twain is unsurpassed in American literature. Best known as author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, not unlike his protagonist Huck, had a restless spirit. He found adventure prospecting for silver in Nevada, navigating steamboats down the Mississippi, and making people laugh around the world. But Twain also had a serious streak and decried racism and injustice. His fascinating life is captured candidly in this enjoyable biography.

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Mark Twain is a very good book and I would encourage people to read it. It talks about his life and how he went from job to job looking to get money. His real name is Samuel Clemens. He always dreamed ... Read full review

Review: Who Was Mark Twain? (Who Was/Is...?)

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Mark Twain is a very good book and I would encourage people to read it. It talks about his life and how he went from job to job looking to get money. His real name is Samuel Clemens. He always dreamed ... Read full review

Contents

Who Was Mark Twain?
Life on the Mississippi 14
Roughing It 29
Copyright

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April Jones Prince is a children's book author and freelance editor. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and young son. Her most recent book for Houghton Mifflin was Twenty-one Elephants and Still Standing, a story about P. T. Barnum and the Brooklyn Bridge.

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