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The Trouble Begins at 8: A Life of Mark Twain in the Wild, Wild West

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4 out of 5
Based on 6 Ratings and 6 Reviews

Book Description

"Mark Twain was born fully grown, with a cheap cigar clamped between his teeth." So begins Sid Fleischman's ramble-scramble biography of the great American author and wit, who started life in a Missouri village as a barefoot boy named Samuel Clemens.

Abandoning a career as a young steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River, Sam took a bumpy stagecoach to the Far West. In the gold and silv... More

Book Information
PublisherGreenwillow Books
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages224
Publication Date08/01/2008
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About Sid Fleischman (Author) : The Newbery Award-winning author of The Whipping Boy, Sid Fleischman is surprised that he grew up to be a writer. "I had a childhood much like everyone else's," he writes in his newly published autobi... more
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