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The popular 19th-century humorist offers lively recollections ranging from his salad days as a novice steamboat pilot on one of the world's greatest rivers to views from the passenger deck in the twilight of the river culture's heyday. Engrossing and entertaining anecdotes by a peerless storyteller from a now-finished chapter of American history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486414263
ISBN-10: 0486414264
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 127mm x 19mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mark Twain

After the Civil War, Samuel Clemens (1835-1910) left his small town to seek work as a riverboat pilot. As Mark Twain, the Missouri native found his place in the world. Author, journalist, lecturer, wit, and sage, Twain created enduring works that have enlightened and amused readers of all ages for generations.