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The Portable Mark Twain (1946)

by Bernard DeVoto (Editor)

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 014015020X, Paperback)

Satirist, novelist, and keen observer of the American scene, Mark Twain remains one of the world's best-loved writers. This delightful collection of Twain's favorite and most memorable writings includes selected tales and sketches such as The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, How I Edited an Agricultural Journal Once, Jim Baker's Blue-Jay Yarn, and A True Story. It also features excerpts from his novels and travel books (including Roughing It, The Innocents Abroad, and Life on the Mississippi, among others; autobiographical and polemical writings; as well as selected letters and speeches. The collection also reprints the complete text of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, including the often omitted raftsmen passage.

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"This collection of Twain's favorite and most memorable writings includes such selected tales and sketches as "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, " "How I Edited an Agricultural Journal Once, " "Jim Baker's Blue-Jay Yarn, " and "A True Story." It also features excerpts from his novels and travel books (Roughing It, The Innocents Abroad, and Life on the Mississippi, among others); autobiographical and polemical writings; as well as selected letters and speeches. The collection also reprints the complete text of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, including the often omitted "raftsmen" passage."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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