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A Horse's Tale

ByMark Twain

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 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

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Publication Date
Aug 11, 2011
Language
English
ISBN
9781447816812
Category
Fiction
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Mark Twain

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Format
EPUB

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