Great Classic Humor: Edited by Mark Twain

Great Classic Humor: Edited by Mark Twain

by Mark Twain

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Great Classic Humor: Edited by Mark Twain by Mark Twain

Chuckle through twenty-seven unabridged stories from the most popular 19th-century humorists, selected by Mr. Twain himself. No guarantees of political correctness, but sure to tickle the modern funny bone. Includes the following:

Mark Twain: "The Jumping Frog", "A Restless Night", "European Diet", "Experience of the McWilliamses and Membraneous Croup", "Our Italian Guide", "Abelard and Heloise", and "How I Edited an Agricultural Paper"

Charles Dudley Warner: "A Fight with a Trout", "Plumbers", and "Pie"

Thomas Bailey Aldrich: "How We Astonished the Rivermouthians"

Eugene Field: "His First Day of Editing"

William D. Howells: "Trying to Understand a Woman", "Love's Young Dream", "Kitty Answers"

James M. Bailey: "The Female Base Ball Nine"

Joel Chandler Harris, aka Uncle Remus: "The Tar Baby", "Mr. Rabbit Grossly Deceives Mr. Fox"

Robert J. Burdette: "The Haunted Room", "Wrecked in Port"

Sam Davis: "The First Piano in a Mining Camp"

Artemus Ward: "Fourth of July Oration"

Harriet Beecher Stowe: "The Parson's Horse Race"

Mrs. Francis Lee Pratt: "Captain Ben's Choice"

Oliver Wendell Holmes: "A Visit to the Asylum for the Aged and Decayed Punsters"

Frederick W. Cozzens: "Getting a Glass of Water"

Katherine Kent Child Walker: "The Total Depravity of Inanimate Things"

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781602836433
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date: 05/05/2009
Edition description: Unabridged, 5 CDs, 6 hours
Pages: 5
Product dimensions: 5.02(w) x 5.98(h) x 1.16(d)

About 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.

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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