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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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Published in 1876 by the American Publishing Company, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was Twain's second novel following A Gilded Age. Using autobiographical sources for the principle characters, and... More > based in a loose version of his hometown Hannibal, Missouri, here named St Petersberg, the novel relates a series of linked adventures in which Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn evade and get the better of various adults, both good and bad. Released fairly early in his writing career, Tom Sawyer nevertheless stands alongside Huckleberry Finn as a strong highlight of Twain's work. Written mostly for children, but still appealing to adult readers, the story includes strong narrative elements that leave distinctive scenes on the memory of those who've read it.< Less
A Horse's Tale By Mark Twain
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Harper's Magazine originally published the story in two installments in August and September of 1906.Clemens (Twain) wrote the story after receiving a request from actress Minnie Maddern Fiske to... More > assist in her drive against bullfighting. Harper's published the story as a 153-page book in October 1907. Clemen's daughter Susy Clemens, who died in 1896 at age 24 of spinal meningitis, is understood to be inspiration for lead character Cathy Alison. When Clemens provided the story to Harper's, he included a photograph of Susy for the illustrator to use for Cathy< Less
A Dog's Tale By Mark Twain
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'A Dog's Tale' is a short story written by Mark Twain. It first appeared in the December 1903 issue of Harper's magazine. In January of the following year it was extracted into a stand-alone pamphlet... More > published for the National Anti-Vivisection Society. Still later in 1904 it was expanded into a book published by Harper & Brothers.< Less
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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Tired of small text? Tired of small books? This high quality book called: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By: Mark Twain features a large 12pt font and high quality typesetting. Moreover it is... More > 6"x9" in dimensions.< Less
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, one of Mark Twain's greatest books, was partially written in Elmira, New York. Twain's beloved octagonal study sat at his family's Quarry Farm overlooking Elmira. The... More > study now sits on Elmira College's campus. Twain and his family are buried in Elmira's Woodlawn Cemetery.< Less
What Is Man? and Other Essays By Mark Twain
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April... More > 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Among his writings are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, Twain worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Twain< Less
The $30,000 Bequest and other short stories By Mark Twain
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--------------------------------------WELCOME TO HUNGRY ENGINE PUBLICATION----------------------------- In this book, you will enjoy and feel the content so that your book reading will become more... More > interesting. You will find better error-free content, images & design. Some extra features like author biography, author's quotes etc. are also included. Not only this you are getting free audiobook with this book on the last page. This title is enrolled in Kindle Matchbook.If you buy paperback then this ebook is free. Allowed to lend your Kindle eBook after purchasing it to your friends and family for a duration of 14 days. If you love this book don't forget to give it 5 stars. Happy reading!< Less
The $30,000 Bequest and other short stories By Mark Twain
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--------------------------------------WELCOME TO HUNGRY ENGINE PUBLICATION----------------------------- In this book, you will enjoy and feel the content so that your book reading will become more... More > interesting. What's special ? You will find better error-free content, images & design. Some extra features like author biography, author's quotes etc. are also included. Not only this you are getting free audiobook with this book on the last page. This title is enrolled in Kindle Matchbook.If you buy paperback then this ebook is free. Allowed to lend your Kindle eBook after purchasing it to your friends and family for a duration of 14 days. If you love this book don't forget to give it 5 stars. Happy reading!< Less
The Million Pound Bank Note By Mark Twain
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The first-person narrator of the story, Henry Adams, age twenty-seven, is a mining-broker’s clerk in San Francisco. He says at the outset that he intends to make a fortune, although he has... More > nothing but his “wits and a clean reputation.” While sailing one afternoon, he is carried out to sea and eventually rescued by a small brig bound for London. When he arrives in London, he has only a dollar to his name and is soon without shelter and food. Walking around Portland Place, Henry yearns for a pear that a child has tossed into the gutter. He walks back and forth by the pear, waiting for other people to be out of sight.< Less
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
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Perhaps the best-loved nineteenth-century American novel, Mark Twain's tale of boyhood adventure overflows with comedy, warmth, and slapstick energy. It brings to life an array of irresistible... More > characters-the awesomely self-confident Tom, his best buddy Huck Finn, indulgent Aunt Polly, and the lovely, beguiling Becky-as well as such unforgettable incidents as whitewashing a fence, swearing an oath in blood, and getting lost in a dark and labyrinthine cave. Below Tom Sawyer's sunny surface lurk hints of a darker reality, of youthful innocence and naïveté confronting the cruelty, hypocrisy, and foolishness of the adult world-a theme that would become more pronounced in Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.< Less

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