The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain

byMark TwainEditorBob Blaisdell

Paperback | December 19, 2012

The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain by Mark Twain
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"Familiarity breeds contempt--and children." "It takes a heap of sense to write good nonsense." "Never tell a lie--except for practice."
This attractive gift edition of the renowned American humorist's epigrams and witticisms features hundreds of eminently quotable quips. Discover Twain's views on life, love, history, culture, travel, and other topics with these pithy aphorisms 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...
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Title:The Wit and Wisdom of Mark TwainFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 5.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 5.5 X 5.5 X 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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