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Tales, speeches, essays, and sketches

Author: Mark Twain; Tom Quirk
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1994.
Series: Penguin classics.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Tom Quirk
ISBN: 0140434178 9780140434170
OCLC Number: 29911333
Description: xxxv, 410 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Letter from Carson City (1863) --
Washoe. "Information wanted" (1864) --
Jim Smiley and his jumping frog (1865) --
The Christmas fireside: the story of the bad little boy that bore a charmed life (1865) --
Barnum's first speech in Congress (1867 --
Cannibalism in the cars (1868) --
An awful, terrible medieval romance (1870) --
The tomb of Adam from The Innocents Abroad (1869) --
Story of the good little boy who did not prosper (1870) --
Map of Paris (1870) --
Buck Fanshawe's funeral from Roughing It (1872) --
The story of the old ram from Roughing It (1872) --
Life as I find it (1873) --
Sociable Jimmy (1874) --
A true story, repeated word for word as I heard it (1874) --
An encounter with an interviewer (1874) --
From Old Times on the Mississippi (1875) --
The facts concerning the recent carnival of crime in Connecticut (1876) --
Date, 1601 Conversation, as it was by the social fireside, in the time of the Tudors (1876) --
Whittier birthday speech (1879) --
The babies. As they comfort us in our sorrows, let us not forget them in our festivities (1879) --
A cat tale (ca. 1880) --
Jim Baker's blue jay yarn from A Tramp Abroad (1880) --
The private history of a campaign that failed (1885) --
Private history of the "Jumping Frog" story (1894) --
Pudd'nhead Wilson's new calendar from Following the Equator (1897) --
The man that corrupted Hadleyburg (1899) --
My first lie and how I got out of it (1899) --
To the person sitting in darkness (1901) --
Corn-pone opinions (1901) --
A dog's tale (1903) --
Eve speaks (ca. 1905) --
Seventieth birthday speech (1905) --
Early days (1907) --
Little Bessie (ca. 1908-09) --
The turning point of my life (1910) --
The death of Jean (1911) --
Reply to the editor of The Art of Authorship (1890) --
What Paul Bourget thinks of us (1895) --
Fenimore Cooper's literary offenses (1895) --
How to tell a story (1895) --
William Dean Howells (1906) --
My literary shipyard (1922)
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Mark Twain ; edited and with an introduction by Tom Quirk.
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