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"Mark Twain's autobiography is a vintage of yankee letters, to be ranked with the autobiographies of Benjamin Franklin and Henry Adams.... It has the marks of greatness in it--style, scope, mind's eye, laughter, tragedy."
Mark Twain used to be a determine higher than fife: sizeable in expertise, eruptive in temperament, unpredictable in his activities. He crafted tales of heroism, event, tragedy, and comedy that mirrored the altering the United States of the time, and he tells his personal story--which comprises 16 pages of photos--with an analogous aptitude he dropped at his fiction. penning this autobiography on his deathbed, Twain vowed to he "free and frank and unembarrassed" within the recounting of his existence and his experiences.
Twain was once greater than a fit for the increasing the USA of riverboats, gold rushes, and the colossal westward circulate, which supplied the cloth for his novels and which served to motivate this loved and uniquely American autobiography.
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