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Autobiography of Mark Twain

Author: Mark Twain; Harriet Elinor Smith; Bancroft Library. Mark Twain Project.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Reader's edView all editions and formats

An autobiography of Mark Twain that describes a chronology of his life, brief family biographies, and an excerpt from the "Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 2" - a controversial but  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Harriet Elinor Smith; Bancroft Library. Mark Twain Project.
ISBN: 9780520272255 0520272250
OCLC Number: 796920575
Notes: "This paperback reprints the principal Autobiography of Mark Twain text from the 2010 hardcover volume and, gathered in an appendix, four of the Preliminary Manuscripts and Dictations included there. The Explanatory Notes and Index are omitted"--Vol. 1, prelims.
"A publication of the Mark Twain Project of The Bancroft Library."
V. 1.
Description: volumes ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN An Early Attempt My Autobiography [Random Extracts from It] The Latest Attempt The Final (and Right) Plan Preface. As from the Grave The Florentine Dictations Autobiographical Dictations, January-March 1906 Appendix: Preliminary Manuscripts and Dictations Samuel L. Clemens: A Brief Chronology Family Biographies References Excerpt from Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 2 Photographs
Other Titles: Autobiography
Responsibility: Harriet Elinor Smith, editor ; associate editors, Benjamin Griffin [and others].


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"Smith and her companion editors have accomplished a herculean task... A more accurately arranged collection than any earlier edition." American Literary Realism "Sometimes the autobiography seems Read more...

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