Chapters from My Autobiography (1906-1907)

Chapters from My Autobiography (1906-1907)

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by Mark Twain, Michael J. Kiskis
     
 

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Beginning in 1906, Clemens dictated a long and complex autobiographical manuscript. He published selected chapters from this extensive dictation in the North American Review, in 26 installments, and it is this version that is published here. He reflects on his childhood, ponders his career as a writer, and recalls the joy and the pain of being a husband and a father.

Overview

Beginning in 1906, Clemens dictated a long and complex autobiographical manuscript. He published selected chapters from this extensive dictation in the North American Review, in 26 installments, and it is this version that is published here. He reflects on his childhood, ponders his career as a writer, and recalls the joy and the pain of being a husband and a father.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195114256
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Series:
Oxford Mark Twain Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 8.76(h) x 1.15(d)

Meet the Author

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), best known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist noted for the novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (which has been called "The Great American Novel") and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, among many other books. Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and he spent time as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before finding fame as a writer.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
November 30, 1835
Date of Death:
April 21, 1910
Place of Birth:
Florida, Missouri
Place of Death:
Redding, Connecticut

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