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The Best American Humorous Short Stories - Story Collection

Alexander Jessup

Publisher: LeoPard Books

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 — April 21, 1910), better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American humorist, satirist, writer, and lecturer. Twain is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, and The Ad-ventures of Tom Sawyer. He is also known for his quotations. During his lifetime, Clemens became a friend to presidents, artists, leading industrialists, and European royalty. Clemens enjoyed immense public popularity, and his keen wit and incis-ive satire earned him praise from both critics and peers. Amer-ican author, William Faulkner called Twain "the father of American literature."

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