Mark Twain: A Biography - Volume III


Read by John Greenman

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This work has been considered the "go-to" bio of Mark Twain for over a hundred years. Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) was an American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. These recordings of Paine's exhaustive biography cover Twain's personal and literary life in detail, heretofore, unapproached. The published work is divided into 7 sections, on three separate recordings:

Recording #1
-VOLUME I, Part 1: 1835-1866
-VOLUME I, Part 2: 1866-1875

Recording #2
-VOLUME II, Part 1: 1875-1886
-VOLUME II, Part 2: 1886-1900

Recording #3 (This Recording)
-VOLUME III, Part 1: 1900-1907
-VOLUME III, Part 2: 1907-1910
-Appendixes
( John Greenman and Wikipedia with special thanks to Eberhard Schneider, Altlußheim, Germany) (24 hr 12 min)

Chapters

VOLUME III, Part 1: 1900-1907 CCXII. THE RETURN OF THE CONQUEROR 21:52 Read by John Greenman
CCXIII. MARK TWAIN—GENERAL SPOKESMAN 16:09 Read by John Greenman
CCXIV. MARK TWAIN AND THE MISSIONARIES 25:23 Read by John Greenman
CCXV. SUMMER AT “THE LAIR” 17:11 Read by John Greenman
CCXVI. RIVERDALE—A YALE DEGREE 7:45 Read by John Greenman
CCXVII. MARK TWAIN IN POLITICS 9:08 Read by John Greenman
CCXVIII. NEW INTERESTS AND INVESTMENTS 17:02 Read by John Greenman
CCXIX. YACHTING AND THEOLOGY 22:21 Read by John Greenman
CCXX. MARK TWAIN AND THE PHILIPPINES 5:36 Read by John Greenman
CCXXI. THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE 13:35 Read by John Greenman
CCXXII. A PROPHET HONORED IN HIS COUNTRY 8:02 Read by John Greenman
CCXXIII. AT YORK HARBOR 13:01 Read by John Greenman
CCXXIV. THE SIXTY-SEVENTH BIRTHDAY DINNER 11:49 Read by John Greenman
CCXXV. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CONTROVERSIES 5:46 Read by John Greenman
CCXXVI. "WAS IT HEAVEN? OR HELL?” 13:34 Read by John Greenman
CCXXVII. THE SECOND RIVERDALE WINTER 19:09 Read by John Greenman
CCXXVIII. PROFFERED HONORS 10:07 Read by John Greenman
CCXXXIX. THE LAST SUMMER AT ELMIRA 10:06 Read by John Greenman
CCXXX. THE RETURN TO FLORENCE 18:09 Read by John Greenman
CCXXXI. THE CLOSE OF A BEAUTIFUL LIFE 9:07 Read by John Greenman
CCXXXII. THE SAD JOURNEY HOME 10:42 Read by John Greenman
CCXXXIII. BEGINNING ANOTHER HOME 7:31 Read by John Greenman
CCXXXIV. LIFE AT 21 FIFTH AVENUE 26:56 Read by John Greenman
CCXXXV. A SUMMER IN NEW HAMPSHIRE 29:37 Read by John Greenman
CCXXXVI. AT PIER 70 10:40 Read by John Greenman
CCXXXVII. AFTERMATH 10:47 Read by John Greenman
CCXXXVIII. THE WRITER MEETS MARK TWAIN 18:30 Read by John Greenman
CCXXXIX. WORKING WITH MARK TWAIN 14:11 Read by John Greenman
CCXL. THE DEFINITION OF A GENTLEMAN 20:20 Read by John Greenman
CCXLI. GORKY, HOWELLS, AND MARK TWAIN 18:46 Read by John Greenman
CCXLII. MARK TWAIN’S GOOD-BY TO THE PLATFORM 6:46 Read by John Greenman
CCXLIII. AN INVESTMENT IN REDDING 8:24 Read by John Greenman
CCXLIV. TRAITS AND PHILOSOPHIES 10:38 Read by John Greenman
CCXLV. IN THE DAY’S ROUND 19:32 Read by John Greenman
CCXLVI. THE SECOND SUMMER AT DUBLIN 19:56 Read by John Greenman
CCXLVII. DUBLIN, CONTINUED 14:48 Read by John Greenman
CCXLVIII. "WHAT IS MAN?” AND THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY 6:23 Read by John Greenman
CCXLIX. BILLIARDS 21:07 Read by John Greenman
CCL. PHILOSOPHY AND PESSIMISM 13:14 Read by John Greenman
CCLI. A LOBBYING EXPEDITION 28:51 Read by John Greenman
CCLII. THEOLOGY AND EVOLUTION 39:32 Read by John Greenman
CCLIII. AN EVENING WITH HELEN KELLER 3:19 Read by John Greenman
CCLIV. BILLIARD-ROOM NOTES 11:39 Read by John Greenman
CCLV. FURTHER PERSONALITIES 9:20 Read by John Greenman
VOLUME III, Part 2: 1907-1910 - CCLVI. HONORS FROM OXFORD 8:48 Read by John Greenman
CCLVII. A TRUE ENGLISH WELCOME 32:27 Read by John Greenman
CCLVIII. DOCTOR OF LITERATURE, OXFORD 10:28 Read by John Greenman
CCLIX. LONDON SOCIAL HONORS 22:13 Read by John Greenman
CCLX. MATTERS PSYCHIC AND OTHERWISE 12:25 Read by John Greenman
CCLXI. MINOR EVENTS AND DIVERSIONS 14:48 Read by John Greenman
CCLXII. FROM MARK TWAIN’s MAIL. 17:34 Read by John Greenman
CCLXIII. SOME LITERARY LUNCHEONS 10:11 Read by John Greenman
CCLXIV. "CAPTAIN STORMFIELD” IN PRINT 5:10 Read by John Greenman
CCLXV. LOTOS CLUB HONORS 4:51 Read by John Greenman
CCLXVI. A WINTER IN BERMUDA 21:42 Read by John Greenman
CCLXVII. VIEWS AND ADDRESSES 10:06 Read by John Greenman
CCLXVIII. REDDING 12:43 Read by John Greenman
CCLXIX. FIRST DAYS AT STORMFIELD 6:56 Read by John Greenman
CCLXX. THE ALDRICH MEMORIAL 6:16 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXI. DEATH OF “SAM” MOFFETT 5:21 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXII. STORMFIELD ADVENTURES 8:25 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXIII. STORMFIELD PHILOSOPHIES 16:03 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXIV. CITIZEN AND FARMER 10:22 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXV. A MANTEL AND A BABY ELEPHANT 9:04 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXVI. SHAKESPEARE-BACON TALK 12:02 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXVII. "IS SHAKESPEARE DEAD?” 14:02 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXVIII. THE DEATH OF HENRY ROGERS 8:31 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXIX. AN EXTENSION OF COPYRIGHT 6:54 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXX. A WARNING 16:29 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXXI. THE LAST SUMMER AT STORMFIELD 6:19 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXXII. PERSONAL MEMORANDA 26:29 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXXIII. ASTRONOMY AND DREAMS 14:33 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXXIV. A LIBRARY CONCERT 5:27 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXXV. A WEDDING AT STORMFIELD 5:13 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXXVI. AUTUMN DAYS 24:34 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXXVII. MARK TWAIN’S READING 11:26 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXXVIII. A BERMUDA BIRTHDAY 13:26 Read by John Greenman
CCLXXXIX. THE DEATH OF JEAN 19:00 Read by John Greenman
CCXC. THE RETURN TO BERMUDA 6:07 Read by John Greenman
CCXCI. LETTERS FROM BERMUDA 15:24 Read by John Greenman
CCXCII. THE VOYAGE HOME 24:28 Read by John Greenman
CCXCIII. THE RETURN TO THE INVISIBLE 7:59 Read by John Greenman
CCXCIV. THE LAST RITES 4:17 Read by John Greenman
CCXCV. MARK TWAIN’S RELIGION 15:08 Read by John Greenman
CCXCVI. POSTSCRIPT 2:58 Read by John Greenman
Volume III - APPENDIXES - APPENDIX A - LETTER FROM ORION CLEMENS TO MISS WOOD C… 5:06 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX B - MARK TWAIN’S BURLESQUE OF CAPTAIN ISAIAH SELLERS (See Chapter xxv… 9:16 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX C - I. MARK TWAIN’S EMPIRE CITY HOAX - II. NEWS-GATHERING WITH MARK T… 8:41 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX D - FROM MARK TWAIN’S FIRST LECTURE, DELIVERED OCTOBER 2, 1866 - HAWA… 13:13 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX E - FROM “THE JUMPING FROG” BOOK (MARK TWAIN’S FIRST PUBLISHED VOLUME … 11:13 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX F - THE INNOCENTS ABROAD (See Chapter lx) 2:42 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX G - MARK TWAIN AT THE CORRESPONDENTS CLUB, WASHINGTON (See Chapter l… 7:12 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX H - ANNOUNCEMENT FOR LECTURE OF JULY 2, 1868 (See Chapter lxvi) 8:36 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX I - MARK TWAIN’S CHAMPIONSHIP OF THOMAS K. BEECHER (See Chapter lxxiv) 16:13 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX J - THE INDIGNITY PUT UPON THE REMAINS OF GEORGE HOLLAND BY THE REV. … 16:31 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX K - A SUBSTITUTE FOR RULOFF - HAVE WE A SIDNEY CARTON AMONG US? (Se… 7:15 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX L - ABOUT LONDON - ADDRESS AT A DINNER GIVEN BY THE SAVAGE CLUB, LONDO… 12:10 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX M - LETTER WRITTEN TO MRS. CLEMENS FROM BOSTON, NOVEMBER, 1874, PROPH… 13:55 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX N - MARK TWAIN AND COPYRIGHT - I. PETITION Concerning Copyright (187… 19:31 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX O - Speech on John Greenleaf Whittier's birthday (See Chapter cxiv) 14:07 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX P - THE ADAM MONUMENT PETITION (See Chapter cxxxiv) 4:19 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX Q- GENERAL GRANT’S GRAMMAR (Written in 1886. Delivered at an Army an… 8:00 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX R - PARTY ALLEGIANCE. BEING A PORTION OF A PAPER ON “CONSISTENCY,” R… 12:47 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX S - ORIGINAL PREFACE FOR “A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR’S COURT… 5:08 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX T - A TRIBUTE TO HENRY H. ROGERS (See Chapter cc and earlier) 9:00 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX U - FROM MARK TWAIN’S LAST POEM BEGUN AT RIVERDALE, NEW YORK. FINISH… 6:25 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX V - SELECTIONS FROM AN UNFINISHED BOOK, “3,000 YEARS AMONG THE MICROB… 31:59 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX W - LITTLE BESSIE WOULD ASSIST PROVIDENCE (See Chapter cclxxxii) 8:18 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX X - Part One - A CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF MARK TWAIN’S WORKS, PUBLISHED … 3:22 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX X - Part Two - MARK TWAIN’S WORKS, PUBLISHED AND OTHERWISE—FROM 1860 t… 5:43 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX X - Part Three - MARK TWAIN’S WORKS, FROM 1870 to 1879 7:04 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX X - Part Four - MARK TWAIN’S WORKS, FROM 1880 to 1889 5:42 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX X - Part Five - MARK TWAIN’S WORKS, FROM 1890 to 1899 8:19 Read by John Greenman
APPENDIX X - Part Six - MARK TWAIN’S WORKS, FROM 1900 to 1910 8:06 Read by John Greenman