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Who is Mark Twain?

Author: Mark Twain; Robert H Hirst
Publisher: New York : Harperstudio, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Here, for the first time in book form, are 24 remarkable pieces by the American master -- pieces that have been handpicked by Robert Hirst, general director of the Mark Twain Project at the University of California, Berkeley.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Robert H Hirst
ISBN: 9780061735004 0061735000
OCLC Number: 262886374
Notes: Essays selected by Robert Hirst, general editor of the Mark Twain Project at the University of California, Berkeley.
Description: xxvi, 208 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: "Stacks of literary remains": a note on the text --
Whenever I am about to publish a book --
Frank Fuller and my first New York lecture --
Conversations with Satan --
Jane Austen --
The force of "suggestion" --
The privilege of the grave --
A group of servants --
The quarrel in the strong-box --
Happy memories of the dental chair --
Dr. Van Dyke as a man and as a fisherman --
On postage rates on authors' manuscript --
The missionary in world-politics --
The undertaker's tale --
The music box --
The Grand Prix --
The devil's gate --
The snow-shovelers --
Professor Mahaffy on equality --
Interviewing the interviewer --
An incident --
The jungle discusses man --
I rise to a question of privilege --
Telegraph dog --
The American press --
About Mark Twain.
Responsibility: by Mark Twain.

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Here, for the first time in book form, are 24 remarkable pieces by the American master -- pieces that have been handpicked by Robert Hirst, general director of the Mark Twain Project at the University of California, Berkeley.

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