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    DescriptionThis book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Other volumes in this set include ISBN number(s): 0766161374. Volume 1 of 2. In this autobiography, Mark Twain is speaking from the grave, literally. He would not allow the book to be published until after his death, so that he could speak freely, as in a love letter. In the manner in which Twain is so well-known, his autobiography is really not an autobiography at all, but a series of entertaining stories and opinions, dinner table talks, such as he had always delivered in his own home and elsewhere, and with about the same latitude and elaboration. Twain's narrative is not in any sense a mere fairy tale, many of the chapters, especially the earlier ones, are vividly true in their presentation. The things he told of Mrs. Clemens and Susy are marvelously and beautifully true in spirit and aspect, and the story as a whole is amazingly faithful in the character picture it presents of the man himself.


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    Title
    Mark Twain's Autobiography V1
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Twain, Introduction by Albert Bigelow Paine
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 386
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 264 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Weight: 912 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781161391466
    ISBN 10: 1161391460
    Classifications
    Publisher
    Kessinger Publishing
    Imprint name
    Kessinger Publishing
    Publication date
    23 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Whitefish MT