Mark Twain: The Man and His Adventures
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 AdventuresUser Review - Kirkus
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