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Autobiography of Mark Twain

Author: Mark TwainHarriet Elinor SmithBenjamin GriffinVictor FischerMichael B FrankAll authors
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2010-
Series: Mark Twain Papers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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: Biography
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Harriet Elinor Smith; Benjamin Griffin; Victor Fischer; Michael B Frank; Sharon K Goetz; Leslie Diane Myrick; Bancroft Library.
ISBN: 9780520267190 0520267192
OCLC Number: 703546285
Notes: "A publication of the Mark Twain Project of the Bancroft Library."
Description: volumes <1>, [16]736 pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Vol. I: Preliminary manuscripts and dictations, 1870-1905 --
Autobiographical dictations, January-March 1906 --
Family biographies --
Speech at the seventieth birthday dinner, 5 December 1905 --
Speech at the Players, 3 January 1906.
Series Title: Mark Twain Papers.
Other Titles: Autobiography
Responsibility: Harriet Elinor Smith, editor ; associate editors, Benjamin Griffin, Victor Fischer, Michael B. Frank, Sharon K. Goetz, Leslie Myrick.

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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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"Sometimes the autobiography seems Twain's letter to posterity. At other times, reading it feels like eavesdropping on a conversation he is having with himself... This first installment of Twain's Read more...

 
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