The Complete Letters of Mark Twain

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Echo Library, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 548 pages
5 Reviews
6 volumes in one, Edited by Albert Bigelow Paine. A prolificacy of letters, reflecting Twain's role as 'a mighty national menace to sham'

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Review: The Selected Letters

User Review  - Algernon - Goodreads

There is so much richness in a personal letter, and I enjoy Twain's letters in multiple dimensions: as beautiful correspondence in itself, for the autobiographical sketches they offer as Clemens ages ... Read full review

Review: The Selected Letters

User Review  - Algernon - Goodreads

There is so much richness in a personal letter, and I enjoy Twain's letters in multiple dimensions: as beautiful correspondence in itself, for the autobiographical sketches they offer as Clemens ages ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer for a time, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled in 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, co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner, Gilded Age in 1873. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Mississippi Writing: Life on the Mississippi (1883), and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884). He died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910.

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