The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain by Mark TwainThe Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain by Mark Twain

The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

byMark Twain

Paperback | December 19, 2012

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"Familiarity breeds contempt — and children." "When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear." "Heaven for climate. Hell for company." This attractive paperback gift edition of the renowned American humorist's epigrams and witticisms features hundreds of quips on life, love, history, culture, travel, and other topics from his fiction, essays, letters, and autobiography.

Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer for a time, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled in the West, writing humorous sketches for newspapers. In 1865, he wrote the short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, which was very well received. He th...
Title:The Wit and Wisdom of Mark TwainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 5.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 19, 2012Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:048648923X

ISBN - 13:9780486489230

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