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The portable Mark Twain

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New York : Penguin Books, 2004.
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liv, 583 pages ; 20 cm.
North Natomas
818 T969p3 2004

Satirist, novelist, and keen observer of the American scene, Mark Twain remains one of the world's best-loved writers. This delightful collection of Twain?s favorite and most memorable writings includes selected tales and sketches such as The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, How I Edited an Agricultural Journal Once, Jim Baker's Blue-Jay Yarn, and A True Story. It also features excerpts from his novels and travel books (including Roughing It, The Innocents Abroad, and Life on the Mississippi, among others; autobiographical and polemical writings; as well as selected letters and speeches. The collection also reprints the complete text of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, including the often omitted raftsmen passage.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [xli]-xlv).
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Twain, M., & Quirk, T. (2004). The portable Mark Twain. New York: Penguin Books.

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Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 and Tom Quirk. 2004. The Portable Mark Twain. New York: Penguin Books.

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Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 and Tom Quirk, The Portable Mark Twain. New York: Penguin Books, 2004.

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Twain, Mark, and Tom Quirk. The Portable Mark Twain. New York: Penguin Books, 2004. Print.

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