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The Boys' Life of Mark Twain

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1915. With many anecdotes, letters, illustrations and more. Paine wrote fiction, humor, verse and edited several magazines, but his outstanding work was a three-volume biography of Mark Twain, with whom he lived and traveled for four years. Partial Contents: The Family of John Clemens; The New Home, and Uncle John Quarles's Farm; School; Education Out of School; Tom Sawyer ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published by IndyPublish.com (first published 1915)
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Jul 06, 2013 Sokcheng Seang rated it it was amazing
I haven't finished this book yet, but I feel the strong urge to review it. This book is easy to read, with occasional witty remarks and excerpts from mark twain himself; making me feel closer than ever to this remarkable figure. Snorts were echoed, giggles erupted and tears were shed when Mark Twain lost his beloved Suzy. I feel like I was there with him.
Reading this book makes me realize just how lame my life is and it inspired me to change the way I look at my companions and life goals. Wander
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Really enjoyed hearing about the life of such a creative man. Includes quotes from Mark Twain. Great read.
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Fascinating biography of an extraordinary author. Very nicely written...un-put-down-able!
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Albert Bigelow Paine was an American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. Paine was a member of the Pulitzer Prize Committee and wrote in several genres, including fiction, humour, and verse.
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