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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User Review  - Sammy Holthaus - Goodreads

I thought it was a very interesting book, though I rated it a four out of five. But that is because of the parts in the book that left me bored. Otherwise the book was great and I enjoyed reading ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica Davis - Goodreads

The book "Who was Mark Twain" is a Biography for age group 8-12. This book had so much information about Mark. For instance, all his jobs he had and in so many different places,how much money he made ... Read full review

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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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