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Mark Twain: A Biography - Volume 1

Gelesen von John Greenman

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Until recently, this work has been considered the "go-to" bio of Mark Twain. Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) was an American author and biographer best known for his work with Mark Twain. This recording of Paine's exhaustive biography covers Twain's personal and literary life in detail, heretofore unapproached. - Summary by John Greenman and Wikipedia (21 hr 30 min)

Chapters

INTRODUCTION - VOLUME I, Part 1: 1835-1866

4:13

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I. ANCESTORS

7:47

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II. THE FORTUNES OF JOHN AND JANE CLEMENS

10:00

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III. A HUMBLE BIRTHPLACE

8:44

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IV. BEGINNING A LONG JOURNEY

11:09

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V. THE WAY OF FORTUNE

5:04

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VI. A NEW HOME

7:23

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VII. THE LITTLE TOWN OF HANNIBAL

11:01

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VIII. THE FARM

8:47

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IX. SCHOOL-DAYS

12:10

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X. EARLY VICISSITUDE AND SORROW

10:44

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XI. DAYS OF EDUCATION

22:07

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XII. TOM SAWYER'S BAND

22:55

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XIII. THE GENTLER SIDE

9:17

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XIV. THE PASSING OF JOHN CLEMENS

4:20

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XV. A YOUNG BEN FRANKLIN

15:19

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XVI. THE TURNING-POINT

5:15

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XVII. THE HANNIBAL “JOURNAL”

11:15

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XVIII. THE BEGINNING OF A LITERARY LIFE

10:55

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XIX. IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FRANKLIN

23:46

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XX. KEOKUK DAYS

20:38

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XXI. SCOTCHMAN NAMED MACFARLANE

9:03

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XXII. THE OLD CALL OF THE RIVER

10:10

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XXIII. THE SUPREME SCIENCE

17:19

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XXIV. THE RIVER CURRICULUM

11:23

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XXV. LOVE-MAKING AND ADVENTURE

15:52

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XXVI. THE TRAGEDY OF THE “PENNSYLVANIA”

13:45

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XXVII. THE PILOT

14:53

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XXVIII. PILOTING AND PROPHECY

25:31

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XXIX. THE END OF PILOTING

6:00

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XXX. THE SOLDIER

13:55

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XXXI. OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY

8:00

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XXXII. THE PIONEER

19:23

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XXXIII. THE PROSPECTOR

13:23

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XXXIV. TERRITORIAL CHARACTERISTICS

13:21

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XXXV. THE MINER

19:02

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XXXVI. LAST MINING DAYS

10:36

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XXXVII. THE NEW ESTATE

10:48

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XXXVIII. ONE OF THE “STAFF”

15:19

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XXXIX. PHILOSOPHY AND POETRY

6:19

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XL. “MARK TWAIN”

10:11

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XLI. THE CREAM OF COMSTOCK HUMOR

17:34

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XLII REPORTORIAL DAYS

14:16

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XLIII. ARTEMUS WARD

11:06

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XLIV. GOVERNOR OF THE “THIRD HOUSE”

14:13

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XLV. A COMSTOCK DUEL

8:33

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XLVI. GETTING SETTLED IN SAN FRANCISCO

8:55

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XLVII. BOHEMIAN DAYS

15:26

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XLVIII. THE REFUGE OF THE HILLS

13:02

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XLIX. THE JUMPING FROG

8:49

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L. BACK TO THE TUMULT

5:47

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LI. THE CORNER-STONE

9:23

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LII. A COMMISSION TO THE SANDWICH ISLANDS

9:52

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LIII. ANSON BURLINGAME AND THE “HORNET” DISASTER

13:01

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VOLUME I, Part 2: 1866-1875 LIV. THE LECTURER

11:22

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LV. HIGHWAY ROBBERY

15:17

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LVI. BACK TO THE STATES

8:41

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LVII. OLD FRIENDS AND NEW PLANS

7:39

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LVIII. A NEW BOOK AND A LECTURE

14:46

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LIX. THE FIRST BOOK

14:03

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LX. THE INNOCENTS AT SEA

17:24

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LXI. THE INNOCENTS ABROAD

18:27

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LXII. THE RETURN OF THE PILGRIMS

17:53

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LXIII. IN WASHINGTON—A PUBLISHING PROPOSITION

15:40

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LXIV. OLIVIA LANGDON

8:56

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LXV. A CONTRACT WITH ELISHA BLISS, JR.

13:01

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LXVI. BACK TO SAN FRANCISCO

11:18

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LXVII. A VISIT TO ELMIRA

6:15

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LXVIII. THE REV. “JOE” TWICHELL

7:02

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LXIX. A LECTURE TOUR

8:06

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LXX. INNOCENTS AT HOME—AND “THE INNOCENTS ABROAD”

11:31

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LXXI. THE GREAT BOOK OF TRAVEL

6:44

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LXXII. THE PURCHASE OF A PAPER

11:08

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LXXIII. THE FIRST MEETING WITH HOWELLS

4:26

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LXXIV. THE WEDDING-DAY

13:51

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LXXV. AS TO DESTINY

2:20

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LXXVI. ON THE BUFFALO “EXPRESS”

12:15

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LXXVII. THE “GALAXY”

13:53

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LXXVIII. THE PRIMROSE PATH

14:22

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LXXIX. THE OLD HUMAN STORY

11:07

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LXXX. LITERARY PROJECTS

16:44

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LXXXI. SOME FURTHER LITERARY MATTERS

14:50

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LXXXII. THE WRITING OF “ROUGHING IT”

20:40

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LXXXIII. LECTURING DAYS

21:16

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LXXXIV. "ROUGHING IT”

9:50

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LXXXV. A BIRTH, A DEATH, AND A VOYAGE

10:01

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LXXXVI. ENGLAND

9:15

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LXXXVII. THE BOOK THAT WAS NEVER WRITTEN

25:36

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LXXXVIII. "THE GILDED AGE”

13:48

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LXXXIX. PLANNING A NEW HOME

4:09

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XC. A LONG ENGLISH HOLIDAY

20:55

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XCI. A LONDON LECTURE

11:13

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XCII. FURTHER LONDON LECTURE TRIUMPHS

13:43

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XCIII. THE REAL COLONEL SELLERS-GOLDEN DAYS

9:23

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XCIV. BEGINNING “TOM SAWYER”

20:31

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XCV. AN “ATLANTIC” STORY AND A PLAY

14:35

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XCVI. THE NEW HOME

12:47

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XCVII. THE WALK TO BOSTON

10:24

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XCVIII. "OLD TIMES ON THE MISSISSIPPI”

8:34

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XCIX. A TYPEWRITER, AND A JOKE ON ALDRICH

9:41

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C. RAYMOND, MENTAL TELEGRAPHY, ETC.

20:14

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CI. CONCLUDING “TOM SAWYER”—MARK TWAIN’s “EDITORS”

7:29

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CII. "SKETCHES NEW AND OLD”

9:16

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CIII. "ATLANTIC” DAYS

8:23

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CIV. MARK TWAIN AND HIS WIFE

12:48

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Bewertungen

(4,5 Sterne)

Good book! John Greenman is an excellent reader. Enjoy listening to all of Twain’s books read by him. Is there going to be a volume 2?