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Tales, Speeches, Essays, and Sketches

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 55 Ratings and 9 Reviews

Book Description
Samuel Clemens still stuns in whatever form he chooses--the fable, the essay, the speech, sketch, or one-liner ("The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice."). This fine collection features several hilarious pieces, including a story in the early, lighter section by "Grandfather Twain"--about "a bad little boy, whose name was Jim--though, if you will notice, you will ... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (2 editions)
Reading LevelAll Ages
# of Pages448
Publication Date09/01/1994
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About Mark Twain (Author) : Mark Twain was a published author, creator, editor, illustrator, series editor, and a translator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mark Twain include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, ... more
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About Tom Quirk (Author, Contributor) : Tom Quirk is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Tom Quirk include Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics), The Innocents Abroad (Penguin Classics), Tales, Spe... more
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10/4/2007 Cindy Lovell said: Tom Quirk's editing enhances the readings. These are some of Twain's best.
tags: Twain 101

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