Mark Twain

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Mark Twain was the great American wit. There have been many novelists but only two great American wits, Mark Twain and James Thurber. Listen to Twain's great comments for the ages.

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Mark Twain, America's acknowledged greatest writer offiction, was a master of writing short stories as well as novels. Twaininfluence almost every subsequent American writer from Hemingway andFitzgerald, to Cather and Robert Frost. These are four of his best short stories, starting with hismost famous, "The Notorious Frog," and including three of his other favorites: "ATrue Story," "Niagara," and "The White Elephant.

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Very good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 579 p. Audience: General/trade.

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Includes hundreds of Twain's most memorable quips and comments on life, love, history, culture, travel, and diverse other topics, among them "He is now fast rising from affluence to poverty"; "Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as

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Level 2: Reading Independently * More complex stories * Varied sentence structure * Paragraphs and short chapters One day young Sam Clemens, later known as Mark Twain, plays a big prank in school. His mom punishes Sam by asking him to paint the long fence outside. It's a job that would take one boy hours to complete, but clever Sam figures out a way to get the job done without doing any work himself at all!

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Very good in very good dust jacket.

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Mark Twain was the great American wit. There have been many novelists but only two great American wits, Mark Twain and James Thurber. Listen to Twain's great comments for the ages.

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Very Good 0689853998 Little shelf wear.

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Very good Shows some signs of wear from usage. Is no longer bright/shinny. Edge wear from storage and shelving.

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Good 1250159687 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc.

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A humorist, narrator, and social observer, Mark Twain is unsurpassed in American literatureISBN13: 9780448433196Publisher: Grosset & DunlapPublication Year: 2004Format: PaperbackPages: 105

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After the Civil War, Samuel Clemens (1835 1910) left his small town to seek work as a riverboat pilot. As Mark Twain, the Missouri native found his place in the world. Author, journalist, lecturer, wit, and sage, Twain created enduring works that have enl

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The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain

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Best Works of Mark Twain

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America's most beloved novelist, Mark Twain (James Garner), reflects on his life as a young Sam Clemens (Robin Dunne) and his wide-eyed, adventure-seeking days in the West in this inspiring and entertaining classic. Sam Clemens doesn't have a plan for the future, but when his brother, Orion, travels out to Carson City via stagecoach, he decides this might be the path for him.

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Written at the end of Twain's career, Extracts from Adam's Diary was first published in 1897 and Extracts from Eve's Diary in 1905. Twain's Adam was based on himself while Eve was modelled after his wife Livy. It is fitting that these two essays be joined together in one package.

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Tom Sawyer is among the best-known, most-loved characters in American fiction. As everyone remembers, he and Huck Finn camped on an island, got lost in a cave, and visited an old graveyard at midnight. These adventures were based upon the author's real boyhood experiences along the Mississippi River. Trace Mark Twain's life from 1835, when his birth was heralded by Halley's Comet, to 1910, when the comet returned upon his death, in this fascinating biography by Newbery Honor author Sterling North.

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Good Book is in good condition, cover has some wear along the edges and corners.

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Made of white ceramicImage printed on both sidesHigh gloss finishAvailable in 11 oz and 15 ozContains no lead

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Anne Bancroft narrates this 52-minute documentary, a 3-D Imax view of 19th-century America as seen from the viewpoint of author Mark Twain. Writer/director Stephen Low combined black-and-white photographs of the humorist, historic 19th century stereo photographs, and contemporary color footage of Twain's Hannibal, MO, hometown (including the annual Hannibal frog-jumping contest and parade).

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An unforgettable collection of Mark Twain's best writings-witty, passionate, fiery, and nothing short of profound. This collection includes the following stories: "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut"Autobiographical Anecdotes"The Lesson"As Regards Patriotism'speech on the Weather"How I Edited an Agricultural Paper".

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An indispensable source of advice and inspiration for aspiring writers, this anthology features observations on the craft of creating fiction, by classic and contemporary authors. A literary feast of artistic practices and philosophies, its absorbing essa

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Near Fine Trade paperback in near fine condition.

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"Familiarity breeds contempt-and children." "It takes a heap of sense to write good nonsense." "Never tell a lie-except for practice."This attractive gift edition of the renowned American humorist's epigrams and witticisms features hundreds of emine

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Selected works of humour and criticism by a revered American master. Beloved by millions, Mark Twain is the quintessential American writer. More than anyone else, his blend of scepticism, caustic wit and sharp prose defines a certain American mythos. While his novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is still taught to anyone who attends school and is considered by many to be the Great American Novel, Twain's shorter stories and criticisms have unequalled style and bite.

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?Mark Twain was the first truly American writer, and all of us since are his heirs-William Faulkner A brilliant amalgam of remembrance and reportage, by turns satiric, celebratory, nostalgic, and melancholy, Life on the Mississippi evokes the great river that Mark Twain knew as a boy and young man and the one he revisited as a mature and successful author.

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The Adventures of Mark Twain

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This twin pack of films adapted from the work of Mark Twain includes the Norman Taurog-directed version of THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER and the Robert Totten-helmed version of HUCKLEBERRY FINN featuring Ron Howard in the title role.

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Mark Twain Resource Book, Nonfiction Reading Comprehension, Grades 5 to 6:Sold individuallyCovers all subject areas including science, history, geography, economics and moreEach subjects has four reading selections and 1 set of paired passagesExcellent tool to help prepare students for standardized testingWill improve and test students reading comprehension

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Mark Twain

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Based on Mark Twain's uncensored autobiography, "Dangerous Intimacy" tells the riveting story of the American Icon's tumultuous final years. Featuring never-before-seen archival footage and interviews with noted scholars, Samuel L. Clemens, author of "the great American novel", is once again captivating audiences with the magic of his storytelling. Exclusive interview, Photo gallery.

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Compiles letters, essays, diaries, and excerpts about heaven, hell, sinners, and saints

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Who is the author behind your most beloved American classic? This title takes a look into Mark Twain's life, including significant events, influences, and most remembered works. Twain is best known for authoring The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its famous sequel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Special features include sidebars, infographics, on-page definitions, online search sidebar, further evidence sidebar and primary sources.

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A beloved actor's memoir about what it takes to break into the business In "Harold," the beloved actor Hal Holbrook presents an affecting memoir about his struggle to discover his true self, even as he learned to transform himself onstage. Abandoned by his mother and father when he was two, Holbrook and his two sisters commenced separate journeys of survival.

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Mark Twain Greek and Roman Civilizations Resource Book: Sold individuallyPacked with hands-on activities, research opportunities and mapping exercisesFeatures reading selections and assessments that utilize questioning strategies, such as matching, true or false, critical thinking and constructed responseDownloadable version is available for struggling readersIdeal for grades 5 through 8

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Compact Disc, Blackstone Audiobooks, 2013, ISBN13 9781482928396, ISBN10 1482928396

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Samuel Clemens rose from a hardscrabble boyhood in the backwoods of Missouri to become, as Mark Twain, America's best known and best loved author. Considered in his time as the funniest man on earth, Twain was also an unflinching critic of human nature who used his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed and racism. He created some of the world's most memorable characters as well as its most quoted sayings.

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3dRose Young Mark Twain Stereoview, Soft Coasters, set of 4

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Mark Twain's America: Project Twenty

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Mark Twain's Notebooks

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Here are more than 1,800 quotations, organized from A-to-Z, from America's consummate author-Mark Twain. A must-have for all Twain collectors, "The Quotable Mark Twain" is filled with his opinions about the people he knew, the places he's been, and th

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Ask Mark Twain

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"Mark Twain was born fully grown, with a cheap cigar clamped between his teeth." So begins Sid Fleischman's ramble-scramble biography of the great American author and wit, who started life in a Missouri village as a barefoot boy named Samuel Clemens. Abandoning a career as a young steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River, Sam took a bumpy stagecoach to the Far West.

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Mark Twain's Other Woman

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Mark Twain World Civilizations and Cultures Resource Book: Sold individuallyPacked with hands-on activities, research opportunities and mapping exercisesFeatures reading selections and assessments that utilize questioning strategies, such as matching, true or false, critical thinking and constructed responseDownloadable version is available for struggling readersIdeal for grades 5 through 8

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One young food writer's search for America's lost wild foods, from New Orleans croakers to Illinois prairie hens, with Mark Twain as his guide. In 1879, Mark Twain paused during a European tour to compose a fantasy menu of the American dishes he missed the most. A true love letter to American food, the menu included some eighty specialties, from Mississippi black bass to Philadelphia terrapin.

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In the very last paragraph of Mark Twain s "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," the title character gloomily reckons that it s time to light out for the Territory ahead of the rest. Tom Sawyer s Aunt Sally is trying to sivilize him, and Huck Finn can t stand

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From the father of American English to the most famous novelist, Connecticut has produced and inspired a dazzling array of literary talent. Discover the secret passage to JamesMerrill's study in Stonington or navigate Hartford's Nook Farm neighborhood;ahome and hub of inspiration to Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mark Twain and William Gillette. As an adult, Helen Keller's stomping grounds were the woods and gardens of Easton, while Eugene O'Neill's childhood home in New London found its way into thepages of his greatest work.

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Traces the birth of modern America as reflected in the writings of Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Charles Warren Stoddard, and Ina Coolbrith, placing their achievements and personal lives against a backdrop of the post-Gold Rush era in California.

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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

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"It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt."When in doubt, tell the truth."Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So th

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In this magisterial full-scale biography of America's greatest storyteller and satirist, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist Fred Kaplan refashions our image of Mark Twain and etches a vibrant portrait of a singular personality who created some of the most memorable literary characters of our culture. He coined the phrase "the Gilded Age," spoke out vigorously against racism and imperialism, and in his multifaceted singularity as writer, businessman, polemicist, investor, inventor, and self-promoter became the most widely extolled and most dominant icon of American literature.

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Mark Twain for Kids

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A delightful collection of Mark Twain's observations on the absurd, what-if musings, and humorous verse.

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Mark Twain was known as a great American short-story writer as well as novelist and humorist. This collection of eighteen of his best short stories, from the well known to the lesser known, displays his mastery of Western humor and frontier realism. The stories also show how Twain earned his place in American letters as a master writer in the authentic native idiom.

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Longtime admirers of Mark Twain are aware of how integral animals were to his work as a writer, from his first stories through his final years, including many pieces that were left unpublished at his death. This beautiful volume, illustrated with 30 new i

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Irreverent, charming, eminently quotable, this handbook-an eccentric etiquette guide for the human race-contains sixty-nine aphorisms, anecdotes, whimsical suggestions, maxims, and cautionary tales from Mark Twain's private and published writings. It dispenses advice and reflections on family life and public manners; opinions on topics such as dress, health, food, and childrearing and safety; and more specialized tips, such as those for dealing with annoying salesmen and burglars.

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Mark Twain and the Colonel tells the story of America between 1890 and 1910 through the fully engaged involvement of the era s two most vital participants: Mark Twain and Theodore Roosevelt. At this pivotal moment in our history, the previously frontier-driven expansion of America was being replaced by an America that had begun to legitimately think of itself as a world power, and a dominant presence and leader on the international stage.

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Since canines first joined humans around the fire-perhaps as far back as 100,000 years ago-the two species have enjoyed a mutually rewarding relationship. The bond between people and their dogs is like no other. Dogs are our best friends, our co-workers, our guardians, and often, our rescuers. They serve us, adore us, entertain us, work for and with us, but most of all they warm our hearts.

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born in 1835 and is far better known by his pen name; Mark Twain. An American author and humorist of the first order he is perhaps most famous for his novels, The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, written in 1876, and its sequel, The

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Who Is Mark Twain?

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Mark twain's america: a portrait in music *

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John Duffy: We Want Mark Twain

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In August 1869, a thirty-three-year-old journalist named Samuel Clemens - or as he was later known, Mark Twain - moved to Buffalo, New York. At the time, he had high hopes of establishing himself as a successful newspaper editor of the Buffalo Morning Express in the thriving, up-and-coming metropolis at the end of the Erie Canal. In this engaging portrait of the famous author at a formative and important juncture of his life, Thomas J.

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Mark Twain Pre-Algebra Math Activity Book: Sold individuallyCovers topics such as negatives, exponents, radicals and linear equationsPresents information in a clear, easy to understand wayIncludes a CD-ROM full of printable worksheets and interactive whiteboard resourcesIdeal for grades 5 through 8

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Mark Twain Renaissance Resource Book: Sold individuallyPacked with hands-on activities, research opportunities and mapping exercisesFeatures reading selections and assessments that utilize questioning strategies, such as matching, true or false, critical thinking and constructed responseDownloadable version is available for struggling readersIdeal for grades 5 through 8

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Mark Twain's own words provide actor Richard Garey with plenty of picturesque prose as Samuel L. Clemens shares his historic anecdotes and unique humor while visiting and reminiscing throughout the streets of his home town of Hannibal, Missouri.

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"The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated." - Mark TwainMark Twain (1835-1910) was the first American writer to capture the unique and colorful vernacular of his country's populace. Instead of striving to perfect any particular literary form, Twain strove to precisely imprint on paper the colloquial speech, mannerisms and experiences of the American people.

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Chronicles Mark Twain's time abroad where he socialized with political diplomats, while he encouraged Americans of the newly emerging middle class to become part of the mass tourism movement.

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Sherlock Holmes in America? Mark Twain a character in his own stories? Can it be true? True indeed, dear reader, as Mark Twain makes his mark on the mystery genre with this collection of short stories by the grand master himself! Including "A Double Barreled Detective Story," "Tom Sawyer, Detective," "A Murder, a Mystery, and a Marriage," and "The Stolen White Elephant," delight as Twain breaks convention and bends cherished characters to tell stories that are wholly his own.

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Mark Twain is best known as a humourist and a novelist. But, as this collection confirms, he was also a fine essayist. These pieces, arranged chronologically, reveal the range of this writer and contain some of his funniest and most caustic writing. Engli

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The year 2010 marked the 100th anniversary of Mark Twain s death. In celebration of this important milestone and in honor of the cherished tradition of publishing Mark Twain s works, UC Press published "Autobiography of Mark Twain, " Volume 1, the first of a projected three-volume edition of the complete, uncensored autobiography. The book became an immediate bestseller and was hailed as the capstone of the life s work of America s favorite author.

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He was a great American original a gifted and irreverent storyteller whose portrayal of a wild young nation captured the imagination of the world. On the trails of the Wild West the streets of New York and in the shore towns of his beloved Mississippi River Mark Twain lived out the greatest adventures of nineteenth-century America. His captivating novels and stories and piercing social commentary earned him worldwide fame.

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CD/Spoken Word, Random House, 2016, ISBN13 9780553551150, ISBN10 0553551159

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Mark Twain," William Faulkner once observed, "was the first truly American writer, and all of us since are his heirs." In this unique collection scores of these literary legatees from the U.S. and around the world take the measure of Twain and his genius, among them: Jose Marti, Rudyard Kipling, Theodor Herzl, George Bernard Shaw, H.L. Mencken, Helen Keller, Jorge Luis Borges, Sterling Brown, George Orwell, T.

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This is the first and most complete collection of all 136 humorous sketches and tales that Samuel Clemens (1835-1910), a.k.a. Mark Twain, started writing as a young reporter for various newspapers and magazines and later saw fit to issue in book form. Man

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A voracious pack-rat, Mark Twain hoarded his readers' letters as did few of his contemporaries. Dear Mark Twain collects 200 of these letters written by a diverse cross-section of correspondents from around the world children, farmers, schoolteachers, businessmen, preachers, railroad clerks, inmates of mental institutions, con artists, and even a former president.

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Olivia Langdon was born into what became the richest family in Elmira, New York, in 1845, and was one of the first females in the country to attend college. But her life became extraordinary when she married Mark Twain in 1870, however, it was filled with tragedy. Through all of this, they maintained a close, loving, caring relationship

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, y

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Mark Twain

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The life and writings of a beloved American writer illuminate the Gilded Age and reveal his ambivalence toward the changes wrought by industry and wealth. Like the steamboat on which Mark Twain adopted his pen name, the industrial growth that swept A

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Ernest Hemingway called "Huckleberry Finn" "the best book we've ever had. There was nothing before. There's been nothing as good since." Critical opinion of this book hasn't dimmed since Hemingway uttered these words; as author Russell Banks says in these pages, Twain "makes possible an American literature which would otherwise not have been possible.

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The Cambridge Introduction to Mark Twain

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This is the prior and very similar edition as ISBN 9780684824390 and ISBN 0684824396

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Published in 1884, Huck Finn has become one of the most widely taught novels in American curricula. But where did Huckleberry Finn come from, and what made it so distinctive? Shelley Fisher Fishkin suggests that in Huckleberry Finn, more than in any other

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The Collected Shorter Works of Mark Twain

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Mark Twain Stone Finish Wall Hanging Sculpture

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The Oxford Companion to Mark Twain

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