Mark Twain: The Man and His Adventures

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At age fifty-five Mark Twain told a friend that he had been a printer, riverboat pilot, miner, newspaper reporter, and lecturer. We remember Mark Twain mostly for his books, which bought him worldwide acclaim in his lifetime and remain landmarks in literature today, but we should not forget that he was one of those rarities of modern society-a celebrity worthy of respect.

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MARK TWAIN: The Man and His Adventures

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In this richly detailed biography, Lyttle (Ernest Hemingway, 1992, etc.) gives young readers a Mark Twain whose life, like Huck Finn's, was defined by the American paradox: Nearly every freedom came ... Read full review

Contents

Little Sam
1
The Expanding World
12
The Printer
19
Copyright

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