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Mark Twain, business man.

Mark Twain

Mark Twain, business man.

Edited by Samuel Charles Webster.

by Mark Twain

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Webster, Charles L., -- 1851-1891

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWebster, Samuel Charles,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1331 A3 W4 1946
    The Physical Object
    Pagination409p.
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17364136M

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens is internationally known by his pen name, Mark author of numerous works, Twain's legacy includes two classic American novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, both of which are still read and studied worldwide. Mark Twain has contributed to numerous collections as well that include Mark Twain’s Sketches, Merry Tales, The $30, Bequest, and more, the most recent being Alonzo Fitz, published posthumously in He has had several non-fiction books come out in the course of his lengthy writing career.

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Later they moved to Hannibal of the same state where Twain’s father, a layer, got a job but, unfortunately, soon he got sick and passed away when the boy was a bit older than ten. I live in Connecticut, the home of the Mark Twain House, so I thought they might be a good source of accurate Twain quotes.

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Clemens was an American humorist, journalist, lecturer, and novelist who acquired international. Mark Twain ( – ) Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Novem - Ap ), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was a famous and popular American humorist, novelist, writer and lecturer.

At his peak, he was probably the most popular American celebrity of his time. "Mark Twain" means the second mark on a line that measured depth, signifying two fathoms, or 12 feet, which was a safe depth for riverboats.

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Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in the town of Florida, Missouri, in When he was four years old, his family moved to Hannibal, a town on the Mississippi River much like the towns depicted in his two most famous novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer () and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ().Harry L.

Katz's book, Mark Twain's America, gives a fascinating inside glimpse into the writer using rare illustrations, vintage photographs, maps, and picked 10 of Twain's best books.Mark Twain (pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, ) was born in Florida, Missouri, of a Virginian family.

The family soon moved to Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain was brought up. At school, accroding to his own words, he "excelled only in spelling".