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The autobiography of Mark Twain

Mark Twain

The autobiography of Mark Twain

including chapters now published for the first time

by Mark Twain

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910

  • Edition Notes

    Statementas arranged and edited with notes by Charles Neider.
    ContributionsNeider, Charles, 1915-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination388p.,23cm
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22633351M


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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. In which the greatest of American writers goes into the night—and not such a good night at that, and not at all gently. Covering just the last couple of years in Twain’s long life, this is the concluding volume of the masterful University of California edition of his autobiography: unexpurgated, cross-referenced, and richly annotated.

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