Complete Letters of Mark Twain

Cover image for

Download


Author: Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Language: English
Wordcount: 273,613 / 760 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.9
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 6,626
mnybks.net#: 7039

Edited by A.B. Paine

Show Excerpt

wn and celebrated as "Mark Twain," was born in Florida, Missouri, on November 30, 1835. He was one of the foremost American philosophers of his day; he was the world's most famous humorist of any day. During the later years of his life he ranked not only as America's chief man of letters, but likewise as her best known and best loved citizen.

The beginnings of that life were sufficiently unpromising. The family was a good one, of old Virginia and Kentucky stock, but its circumstances were reduced, its environment meager and disheartening. The father, John Marshall Clemens--a lawyer by profession, a merchant by vocation--had brought his household to Florida from Jamestown, Tennessee, somewhat after the manner of judge Hawkins as pictured in The Gilded Age. Florida was a small town then, a mere village of twenty-one houses located on Salt River, but judge Clemens, as he was usually called, optimistic and speculative in his temperament, believed in its future. Salt River would be made navigable; Florida w

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Complete Letters of Mark Twain by Mark Twain - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Complete Letters of Mark Twain by Mark Twain - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Complete Letters of Mark Twain by Mark Twain - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Complete Letters of Mark Twain by Mark Twain - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Complete Letters of Mark Twain by Mark Twain - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Complete Letters of Mark Twain by Mark Twain - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
Abraham Lincoln
by Rev. T.M. Eddy
Acres of Diamonds
by Russell H. Conwell
Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramhansa Yogananda
The Adventure of Living
by John St. Loe Strachey
The Story of My Life
by Helen Keller
Autobiography of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
'Indiscretions' of Lady Susan
by Lady Susan Townley
Siddhartha
by Herman Hesse

See more popular titles from this genre.