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Mark Twain’s entire, uncensored Autobiography was once an immediate bestseller whilst the 1st quantity used to be released in 2010, at the centennial of the author’s dying, as he asked. released to rave reports, the Autobiography used to be hailed because the capstone of Twain’s profession. It captures his real and unsuppressed voice, conversing sincerely from the grave and brimming with humor, rules, and opinions.

The eagerly-awaited quantity 2 delves deeper into Mark Twain’s existence, uncovering the various roles he performed in his inner most and public worlds. jam-packed with his attribute mix of humor and ire, the narrative levels without difficulty around the modern scene. He stocks his perspectives on writing and talking, his preoccupation with cash, and his contempt for the politics and politicians of his day. Affectionate and scathing through turns, his intractable interest and candor are in all places on view.

Editors: Benjamin Griffin and Harriet E. Smith
affiliate Editors: Victor Fischer, Michael B. Frank, Sharon okay. Goetz and Leslie Diane Myrick

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Frank, Sharon ok. Goetz, Leslie Diane Myrick p. cm. — (The Mark Twain Papers) “A booklet of the Mark Twain undertaking of The Bancroft Library. ” comprises bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978-0-520-27278-1 (cloth : alk. paper) e-ISBN 978-0-520-95651-3 1. Twain, Mark, 1835–1910. 2. Authors, American—19th century—Biography. I. Griffin, Benjamin, 1968– II. Smith, Harriet Elinor. III. Fischer, Victor, 1942– IV. Frank, Michael B. V. Goetz, Sharon ok. VI. Myrick, Leslie Diane. VII. Bancroft Library. VIII. identify. PS1331. A2 2010 818’. 4’0924dc22 2009047700 Editorial paintings for this quantity has been supported via a beneficiant present to the Mark Twain venture of The Bancroft Library from the KORET starting place and through matching and outright delivers from the nationwide ENDOWMENT FOR the arts, an self reliant federal organisation. with out that help, this quantity couldn't were produced. The Mark Twain venture on the college of California, Berkeley, gratefully recognizes beneficiant aid from the next, for editorial paintings at the Autobiography of Mark Twain and for the purchase of vital new records: The college of California, Berkeley, category of 1958 contributors of the Mark Twain Luncheon membership The Barkley Fund Phyllis R. Bogue The Mark Twain beginning Robert and Beverly Middlekauff Peter ok. Oppenheim The Beatrice Fox Auerbach origin Fund on the Hartford origin for Public Giving the home of Bernstein, Inc. Helen Kennedy Cahill Kimo Campbell Lawrence E. Crooks Mrs. Henry Daggett Les and Mary De Wall The Renee B. Fisher starting place Ann and David Flinn Peter B. and Robin Frazier Virginia Robinson Furth Stephen B. Herrick The Hofmann beginning Don and Bitsy Kosovac Watson M. and Sita Laetsch Edward H. Peterson Roger and Jeane Samuelsen The Benjamin and Susan Shapell beginning Janet and Alan Stanford Montague M. Upshaw Jeanne and Leonard Ware Sheila M. Wishek Patricia Wright, in reminiscence of Timothy J. Fitzgerald Peter and Midge Zischke and The hundreds of thousands of person donors during the last fifty years who've helped maintain the continuing paintings of the Mark Twain undertaking. C The e-book of this quantity has been made attainable by way of a present to the collage of California Press starting place through WILSON GARDNER COMBS FRANK MARION GIFFORD COMBS in honor of WILSON GIFFORD COMBS BA 1935, MA 1950, college of California, Berkeley MARYANNA GARDNER COMBS MSW 1951, collage of California, Berkeley The collage of California Press gratefully recognizes the help of The Mark Twain starting place The Sydney Stern Memorial belief John G. Davies and the arts Endowment Fund of the UC Press starting place CONTENTS record of Dictations Acknowledgments AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARK TWAIN Explanatory Notes Appendixes Samuel L. Clemens: a quick Chronology relations Biographies earlier e-book word at the textual content note department during this quantity References Index pictures checklist OF DICTATIONS 1906 Autobiographical Dictations, April–December 2 April three April four April five April 6 April nine April 10 April eleven April 21 may possibly 23 could 24 may well 26 may well 28 may well 29 might 31 may perhaps 1 June 2 June four June 6 June 7 June eleven June 12 June thirteen June 14 June 18 June 19 June 20 June 22 June 23 June 25 June 17 July 30 July 31 July 6 August 7 August eight August 10 August eleven August thirteen August 15 August 27 August 28 August 29 August 30 August 31 August three September four September five September 7 September 10 September 2 October three October four October five October eight October nine October 10 October eleven October 12 October 15 October sixteen October 30 October 7 November eight November 19 November 20 November 21 November 22 November 23 November 24 November 30 November 1 December 2 December three December five December 6 December thirteen December 17 December 18 December 19 December 20 December 21 December 26 December 27 December 28 December 29 December 1907 Autobiographical Dictations, January–February 6 January nine January 15 January 17 January 22 January 23 January 28 January 29 January 30 January 1 February four February eleven February 12 February 19 February 25 February 26 February 27 February 28 February ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Editorial paintings at the Autobiography of Mark Twain begun a few 8 years in the past and is predicted to proceed for one more .

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