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The Selected Letters of Mark Twain
     

The Selected Letters of Mark Twain

by Charles Neider, Mark Twain
 

Spanning over half a century, this marvelous collection of letters by the great American humorist and novelist Mark Twain, a. k. a. Samuel Clemens (1835-1910), encompasses his many careers and roles: riverboat pilot, Confederate soldier, gold prospector, journalist, author, publisher, lecturer, world traveler, philosopher, husband, father, friend.

Overview

Spanning over half a century, this marvelous collection of letters by the great American humorist and novelist Mark Twain, a. k. a. Samuel Clemens (1835-1910), encompasses his many careers and roles: riverboat pilot, Confederate soldier, gold prospector, journalist, author, publisher, lecturer, world traveler, philosopher, husband, father, friend.

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Newsweek
Twain is the most amusing and graceful of correspondents. Some of his best comic prose is in these letters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815410119
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Edition description:
1ST COOPER
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

During his remarkable life, Charles Neider (1915-2001) edited many books, including Antarctica: Firsthand Accounts of Exploration and Endurance, The Travels of Mark Twain, Life As I Find It: A Treasury of Mark Twain Rarities, Tolstoy: Tales of Courage and Conflict, Essays of the Masters, and many others. In addition to these titles, Cooper Square Press has also published Neider's The Grotto Berg: Two Novellas. His memoir Adam's Burden: An Explorer's Personal Odyssey Through Prostate Cancer was published earlier this year by Madison Books.

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