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Mark Twain Biography Series

Certain happenings as recorded in this work will be found to differ materially from the same incidents and episodes as set down in the writings of Mr. Clemens himself. Mark Twain's spirit was built of the very fabric of truth, so far as moral intent was concerned, but in his earlier autobiographical writings--and most of his earlier writings were autobiographical--he made no real pretense to accuracy of time, place, or circumstance--seeking, as he said, "only to tell a good story"--while in later years an ever-vivid imagination and a capricious memory made history difficult, even when, as in his so-called "Autobiography," his effort was in the direction of fact.

1 - Mark Twain, A Biography: 1835-1866 - Volume I, Part 1
2 - Mark Twain, a Biography: 1835-1866 - Volume I, Part 2
3 - Mark Twain, A Biography 1875-1886
4 - Mark Twain, A Biography: 1886-1900 - Volume II, Part 1
5 - Mark Twain, A Biography: 1900-1907 - Volume III, Part 1
6 - Mark Twain, A Biography: 1907-1910 - Volume III, Part 2

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