Who Was Mark Twain?

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Grosset & Dunlap, May 1, 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 the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, not unlike his protagonist, Huck, has 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 might be the only person to be born and die on the same day Hailey's comet was in view. I have listened to Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn and they were funny. Mark Twain got a house and three servants for life for his wedding gift from his wife's dad. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

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.