The innocents abroad ; Roughing it / Mark Twain ; [Guy Cardwell wrote the notes and selected the texts for this volume].

By: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910Contributor(s): Cardwell, Guy, 1905-Material type: TextTextSeries: Library of America: 21.Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Literary Classics of the U.S. : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. and Canada by the Viking Press, c1984Description: 1027 p. : ill. ; 21 cmISBN: 0940450259 (alk. paper); 9780940450257 (alk. paper); 0521300975; 9780521300971Contained works: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Roughing itSubject(s): Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Travel -- Europe | Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Travel -- Middle East | Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Travel -- West (U. S.) | West (U.S.) -- Description and travel | Middle East -- Description and travel | Europe -- Description and travel | Fiction in English American writers, 1861-1900 - TextsDDC classification: 818/.403 | B LOC classification: PS1302 | 1984Other classification: 74.13
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innocents abroad -- Roughing it.
Summary: Contains "The innocents abroad, a travel guide and stinging satire of his fellow American travelers, and "Roughing it, the old Western frontier adventures of Mark Twain.
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The innocents abroad -- Roughing it.

Contains "The innocents abroad, a travel guide and stinging satire of his fellow American travelers, and "Roughing it, the old Western frontier adventures of Mark Twain.

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Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled throughout the West, writing humorous sketches for newspapers. In 1865, he wrote the short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, which was very well received. He then began a career as a humorous travel writer and lecturer, publishing The Innocents Abroad in 1869, Roughing It in 1872, and, Gilded Age in 1873, which was co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mississippi Writing: Life on the Mississippi, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910.

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