A Family Sketch and Other Private Writings.
By: Twain, Mark.
Contributor(s): Griffin, Benjamin.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Jumping Frogs: Undiscovered, Rediscovered, and Celebrated Writings of Mark Twain: Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (201 p.).ISBN: 9780520959637.Subject(s): Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography | Biography | Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- FamilyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Family Sketch and Other Private WritingsDDC classification: 818/.409 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; A FAMILY SKETCH AND OTHER PRIVATE WRITINGS; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Introduction; A Family Sketch; A True Story, Repeated Word for Word as I Heard It; A Record of the Small Foolishnesses of Susie and "Bay" Clemens (Infants); At the Farm; Quarry Farm Diary; Mark Twain; About the Texts; About the Illustrations; Biographical Directory; Works Cited; Acknowledgments
This book publishes, for the first time in full, the two most revealing of Mark Twain's private writings. Here he turns his mind to the daily life he shared with his wife Livy, their three daughters, a great many servants, and an imposing array of pets. These first-hand accounts display this gifted and loving family in the period of its flourishing.Mark Twain began to write ""A Family Sketch"" in response to the early death of his eldest daughter, Susy, but the manuscript grew under his hands to become an exuberant account of the entire household. His record of the childrens' sayings-""Small F
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