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By Shelley Fisher Fishkin

Mark Twain (born Samuel Clemens), a former printer's apprentice, journalist, steamboat pilot, and miner, is still to this present day some of the most enduring and liked of America's nice writers. Combining cultural feedback with old scholarship, A old advisor to Mark Twain addresses quite a lot of subject matters correct to Twain's paintings, together with faith, trade, race, gender, social type, and imperialism. like any of the historic publications to American Authors, this quantity contains an creation, a quick biography, a bibliographic essay, and an illustrated chronology of the author's lifestyles and times.

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