The Innocents Abroad

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pubOne.Info, Sep 15, 2010 - Travel - 792 pages
16 Reviews thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. CHAP. I. Popular Talk of the Excursion - Programme of the Trip - Duly Ticketed for the Excursion - Defection of the Celebrities

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It's certainly difficult to read this in the 21st century, with our ideals of equality and political correctness. This collection of essays are a product of their time, and the writing definitely ... Read full review

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I wanted to love this book. But somehow it felt like sitting in a room for hours, sipping tea with an acquaintance while watching hundreds of pictures from their vacation. The fun of this book is in ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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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