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Around the world with Mark Twain

by Robert Leon Cooper

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Published by Arcade Pub., Distributed by Time Warner Trade Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Travel.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • Voyages around the world -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Storytelling -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [393]-403) and index.

    StatementRobert Cooper.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1334 .C66 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination420 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6779887M
    ISBN 101559705221
    LC Control Number00025045

    AROUND THE WORLD WITH TWAIN Published by User, 18 years ago This book made me quit my job and follow my dreams. Twain tells the tale in elaborate detail.5/5(5). Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Novem – Ap ), known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and was lauded as the "greatest humorist [the United States] has produced", and William Faulkner called him "the father of American literature". His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer () and Children: 4 including Susy, Clara and Jean.

    Following the Equator by Mark Twain and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Passion for books. Sign On My A Journey Around the World (Dover Books on Travel, Adventure) Mark Twain. Published by Dover Publications () ISBN ISBN Despite its jocular tone, this book has a serious thread running through it, recording Twain's observations of the mistreatments and miseries of mankind. Enhanced by over illustrations, including photographs, this paperback edition — the only one avai1able — will be welcomed by all admirers of Mark Twain or classic travel books.

    Around the world with Mark Twain. New York: Arcade Pub.: Distributed by Time Warner Trade Pub., © (OCoLC) Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Cooper.   Mark Twain, pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, (born Novem , Florida, Missouri, U.S.—died Ap , Redding, Connecticut), American humorist, journalist, lecturer, and novelist who acquired international fame for his travel narratives, especially The Innocents Abroad (), Roughing It (), and Life on the Mississippi .


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Mark Twain is a steamboat and you are left in the wake of his journeys to ponder what the world /5(5). A rollicking road trip with the legendary author and humorist. On JSamuel Langhorne Clemens, fifty-nine years old and deeply in debt, boarded a night train to Cleveland, launching a performance tour designed to alleviate his financial woes, and, more importantly, resuscitate his alter ego, Mark : Skyhorse Publishing.

AROUND THE WORLD WITH MARK TWAIN by Robert Cooper ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 1, A serviceable travelogue of a circumnavigation in search of Samuel Clemens.

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in the later part. I didn't know this Mark Twain book existed until my granddaughter told me her college class was studying it. It's a typical, wonderful Mark Twain travelogue of his visits by steamship south to islands in the Pacific Ocean (including Hawaii), to Australia and New Zealand, around South Africa and north through the Indian Ocean, where he visits India, China and /5(14).

Free download or read online Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Mark Twain. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5.

Mark Twain once said that a lie will fly around the whole world while the truth is getting its boots on; and the statement is hard to contradict successfully. In an instance using the word “lacing” was attributed to Mark Twain: 17 “A lie can travel around the world and back again while the truth is lacing up its boots.”—Mark Twain.

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The first book-length treatment of this heroic journey since Clemens's own century-old narrative, Around the World with Mark Twain is a fascinating account of an extraordinary year in the life of an American icon.".

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This title was the fifth and last of the aging Twain's travel volumes. In it he recounts a global lecture tour undertaken in You can't go wrong with Twain /5(3).

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