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Satirist, novelist, and keen observer of the American scene, Mark Twain remains one of the world's best-loved writers. This delightful collection of Twain's favorite and most memorable writings includes selected tales and sketches such as The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, How I Edited an Agricultural Journal Once, Jim Baker's Blue-Jay Yarn, and A True Story. It also features excerpts from his novels and travel books (including Roughing It, The Innocents Abroad, and Life on the Mississippi, among others; autobiographical and polemical writings; as well as selected letters and speeches. The collection also reprints the complete text of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, including the often omitted raftsmen passage.
About the Author
'Mark Twain (1835-1910) was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, near the Mississippi River. He was celebrated for his uncompromising stands against injustice and imperialism and for his invariably quoted comments on any subject under the sun.
Tom Quirk is Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Columbia. His books include Coming to Grips with Huckleberry Finn and Mark Twain: A Study of the Short Fiction.'
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