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Mark Twain’s Journal Writings, Volume 3

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Mark Twain


This third volume of Mark Twain's journal writings continues on eclectic and varied path established by the first two volumes. Included in t…

The Treaty with China

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Mark Twain


"A good candidate for 'the most under-appreciated work by Mark Twain' would be 'The Treaty With China,' which he published in the New Y…

The Gettysburg Address (version 2)

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Abraham Lincoln


The Gettysburg Address is the most famous speech of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and one of the most quoted speeches in United States hist…

Sketches New and Old

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Mark Twain


This collection of 63 writings by Mark Twain was published in 1875. Among other sketches, it contains "The Jumping Frog" in the or…

Alonzo Fitz and Other Stories

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Mark Twain


A collection of Twain short stories including:The Loves Of Alonzo FitzClarence And Rosannah EtheltonOn The Decay Of The Art Of LyingAbout Ma…

Presidential Farewell and Last Addresses

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Various


This collection will put in one place, all the Farewell (or last) Addresses made by each of the 43 ex-US presidents. The first, George Washi…

Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven (version 3)

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Mark Twain


This was the last story published by Twain, a few months before he died. The story follows Captain Elias Stormfield on his extremely long co…

Abraham Lincoln's Inaugural Addresses

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Abraham Lincoln


Lincoln's first inaugural address was delivered on March 4th, 1861, as the North and South were sliding towards separation and Civil War. Hi…

Mark Twain's Speeches, Part 2

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Mark Twain


This collection of the 195 known, publicly-printed speeches of Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) was compiled by Paul Fatout and publish…

Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again

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Mark Twain


This satire on the U.S.A.'s myth of being the "Home of the Oppressed, where all men are free and equal", is unrelenting in its pur…

Happy Homes and the Hearts that Make Them: Or Thrifty People and why They Thrive

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Samuel Smiles


Samuel Smiles was a Scottish author and government reformer, but he concluded that more progress would come from new attitudes than from new…

Mark Twain: The Complete Interviews

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Mark Twain


This collection of the 258 known, publicly-printed interviews of Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) was compiled by Gary Scharnhorst and …

In Defense of Harriet Shelley

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Mark Twain


Mark Twain pulls no punches while exposing the "real" Percy Shelley in this scathing condemnation of Edward Dowden's "Life of…

Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences (Version 2)

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Mark Twain


This is Mark Twain's vicious and amusing review of Fenimore Cooper's literary art. It is still read widely in academic circles. Twain's essa…

War Is a Racket

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Smedley Butler


Army Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler's expose of American Corporate Imperialism. Butler said, “I served in all commissioned ranks from second lieut…

How To Tell A Story, and Other Essays

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Mark Twain


The complete collection of works using this title. Other versions, including the Project Gutenberg version, have been radically shortened. M…

Essays on Paul Bourget

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Mark Twain


Collection of short essays concerning French novelist and critic Paul Bourget. Included: "What Paul Bourget Thinks of Us" and &quo…

More Newspaper Articles by Mark Twain

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Mark Twain


"More Newspaper Articles by Mark Twain" fills in the gaps left by the first collection of newspaper articles: "Newspaper Arti…

Mark Twain: A Biography - Volume 1

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Albert Bigelow Paine


Until recently, this work has been considered the "go-to" bio of Mark Twain. Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April 9, 1937) …

Mark Twain

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Archibald Henderson


Many writers have penned studies of Mark Twain's life and work through the years. Twain authorized this biography, having met and hosted the…

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