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Autobiography of Mark Twain

Author: Mark Twain; Harriet Elinor Smith; Benjamin Griffin
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010-
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents Mark Twain's authentic and unsuppressed voice, brimming with humor, ideas, and opinions, and speaking clearly from the grave as he intended.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Autobiography of Mark Twain.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010-
(DLC) 2009047700
(OCoLC)472790247
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Harriet Elinor Smith; Benjamin Griffin
ISBN: 9780520946996 0520946995
OCLC Number: 695565366
Awards: Winner of PROSE (Biography/Autobiography) 2010
Winner of PROSE (Excel in Humanities) 2010
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Preliminary manuscripts and dictations, 1870-1905 --
Autobiography of Mark Twain --
Explanatory notes --
Appendixes: Samuel L. Clemens, a brief chronology --
Family biographies --
Speech at the seventieth birthday dinner, 5 December 1905 --
Speech at the Players, 3 January 1906 --
Previous Publication --
Note on the text --
Word division in this volume --
References --
Index.
Other Titles: Autobiography
Mark Twain
Responsibility: Harriet Elinor Smith, editor ; associate editors, Benjamin Griffin [and others].

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"I've struck it!" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. "And I will give it away - to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you have lost until you get to dictating your  Read more...

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