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Cory Barclay

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Author Spotlight: Mark Twain

Ernest Hemingway once said, “All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called ‘Huckleberry Finn.’ It’s the best book we’ve had.” Besides being an American legend, here are some other interesting tidbits about Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain.

1) He tried out two other pen names: W. Epaminondas Adrastus Blab, and Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass, before finally settling with Mark Twai Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 01, 2017 22:07 Tags: american-literature, author, author-spotlight, huckleberry-finn, mark-twain, writing
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