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A humorist, narrator, and social observer, Mark Twain is unsurpassed in American literature. Best known as the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, not unlike his protagonist, Huck, has a restless spirit. He found adventure prospecting for silver in Nevada, navigating steamboats down the Mississippi, and making people laugh around the world. But Twain also had a serious streak and decried racism and injustice. His fascinating life is captured candidly in this enjoyable biography.
Paperback, 112 pages
Published on May 24, 2004 by Grosset & Dunlap
ISBN-10: 0448433192
ISBN-13: 9780448433196
6 Book Reviews
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  • joshua54321
    joshua54321Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 3:16 pm33 stars
    I rate this book a 3 star because this book talks about how Mark Twain became famous. I made a connection to Mark Twain because he always liked being alone near the Mississippi River and I like being alone for most of my time. Best known as the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, not unlike his protagonist, Huck, has a restless spirit. He found adventure prospecting for silver in Nevada, navigating steamboats down the Mississippi, and making people laugh around the world. There is my summary of this book and my review!
    • cometabluey
      cometablueyMonday, January 25, 2016 at 7:15 pm
      Of course I didn't like this book since I don't like non-fiction but you do learn about how Mark Twain worked on a steamboat overall I really liked it but it was boring the illustrations should have color in them.
      • bea123
        bea123Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 3:32 pm
        i didn't read this book so i don't know what to write
        • 20rhebard
          20rhebardTuesday, December 18, 2012 at 3:06 pm
          I like this book a lot. it is one of my favorite who was books. the author did a super job.mark twains real name was sam clements.
          • 20arooney
            20arooneyTuesday, December 18, 2012 at 2:40 pm
            I really like this book. I like all the who was books. But this one a specially is good. The author does a nice job. You should read this book. It will be good.
            • landerThursday, November 17, 2011 at 7:13 am
              I love it!!!!!

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