The Best Short Stories of Mark Twain

The Best Short Stories of Mark Twain

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The Best Short Stories of Mark Twain by Mark Twain, Robin Field

This unique collection of Twain’s essential short stories and semiautobiographical narratives is a testament to the author’s vast imagination. Featuring popular tales such as “Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog” and “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg,” as well as some delightful excerpts from The Diaries of Adam and Eve, this compilation also includes darker works written in the author’s twilight years. These selections illuminate the depth of Twain’s artistry, humor, irony, and narrative genius.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441723222
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Edition description: Unabridged
Pages: 8
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

LAWRRENCE I. BERKOVE, this volume's editor, is a professor of English at the University of Michigan–Dearborn, and a noted authority on Mark Twain. He has published groundbreaking essays on Twain’s major novels, short fiction, travel literature, and religious values.

PETE HAMILL, this volume's introducer, is a journalist, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story writer, and the author of A Drinking Life: A Memoir and Why Sinatra Matters. His ten novels include Snow in August and Forever. He lives in New York City.

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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