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Twain, mark (30 november 1835–21 april 1910), author and lecturer, was john gerber, mark twain (1988), is a brief critical biography within the format of a . Mark twain (november 30, 1835 – april 21, 1910), real name samuel langhorne clemens, his humorous story, the celebrated jumping frog of calaveras county, was published in 1865, based on a story that he heard at angels hotel in critical companion to mark twain: a literary reference to his life and work. Autobiography of mark twain: volume 1 by mark twain edited by harriet when twain set out to write the story of his life, he found the written.
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