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By Shelley Fisher Fishkin

Mark Twain (born Samuel Clemens), a former printer's apprentice, journalist, steamboat pilot, and miner, continues to be to this present day essentially the most enduring and cherished of America's nice writers. Combining cultural feedback with old scholarship, A historic consultant to Mark Twain addresses quite a lot of themes proper to Twain's paintings, together with faith, trade, race, gender, social category, and imperialism. like every of the ancient publications to American Authors, this quantity comprises an creation, a quick biography, a bibliographic essay, and an illustrated chronology of the author's existence and times.

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