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Six stories by Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Six stories by Mark Twain

by Mark Twain

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Published by Chatto and Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited with notes and a foreword by Frank Whitehead.
SeriesThe Queen"s classics
ContributionsWhitehead, Frank.
The Physical Object
Pagination185p.
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15107923M
ISBN 100701002387

  LAWRRENCE I. BERKOVE, this volume's editor, is a professor of English at the University of Michigan–Dearborn, and a noted authority on Mark has published groundbreaking essays on Twain’s major novels, short fiction, travel literature, and religious values. PETE HAMILL, this volume's introducer, is a journalist, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story writer, and the author of A Brand: Simon & Schuster.   After finding references to bedtime stories about a boy named Johnny in Twain’s journals, Mr. Bird theorized that Twain had probably told this story to his daughters while the family was in.

—Mark Twain, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" His head was an hour-glass; it could stow an idea, but it had to do it a grain at a time, not the whole idea at once. — Mark Twain, "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court". 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: Short Stories and Tall Tales (Courage Classics) by Twain, Mark and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mark Twain Biography Personal Background. Mark Twain (a.k.a., Samuel Longhorne Clemens) was born in the little town of Florida, Missouri, on Novem , shortly after his family had moved there from Tennessee. When Twain was about four, his family moved again, this time to Hannibal, Missouri, a small town of about five hundred people.


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