Throughout America's Gilded Age, humorist and novelist Samuel Clemens, a. k. a. Mark Twain (1835-1910), was in great demand as a public speaker. This anthology, spanning the years from 1866 to 1909, collects 82 examples of Twain's best "spoken" work. Topics include American mythmaking, the Hawaiian Islands, masturbation, the art of war, New York morals, and stage fright.
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Novelist, editor, and Mark Twain scholar Charles Neider (1915-2001) edited The Selected Letters of Mark Twain, The Travels of Mark Twain, and Life As I Find It: A Treasury of Mark Twain Rarities.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060153539