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Download Mark Twain: Selected Stories Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mark Twain Narrator: Ran Alan Ricard, Jim Roberts, Walter Zimmerman, Jack Benson, Walter Covell, Cindy Hardin Killavey, Ivor Hugh Publisher: Jimcin Recordings Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2010 ISBN:
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This collecton features some of Twain's best known stories, as well as some lesser-known gems, such as A Mysterious Visit, The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut, and The Loves of Alonzo Fitz-Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton.

The 24 stories included are: The Invalid's Story, A Dog's Tale, Bakers Bluejay Yarn, Cannabalism in the Cars, The Story of the Bad Little Boy, Adam's Diary, Eve's Diary, A Ghost Story, The Man Who Put Up at Gadsby's, How I Edited an Agricultural Paper, Edward Mills and George Benton: A Tale, The Stolen White Elephant, The McWilliams and the Burglar Alarm, The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, Mrs. McWilliams and the Lightning, A Double-Barrelled Detective Story, The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut, The Canvassar's Tale, The Californian's Tale, The Joke That Made Ed's Fortune, The One Million Pound Bank Note, The Loves of Alonzo Fitz Clarence and Rosannah Ethelton.

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About the Author
Author Mark Twain

Mark Twain, pseudonym of Samuel L. Clemens (1835–1910), was born in Florida, Missouri, and grew up in Hannibal on the west bank of the Mississippi River. He attended school briefly and then at age thirteen became a full-time apprentice to a local printer. When his older brother Orion established the Hannibal Journal, Samuel became a compositor for that paper and then, for a time, an itinerant printer. With a commission to write comic travel letters, he traveled down the Mississippi. Smitten with the riverboat life, he signed on as an apprentice to a steamboat pilot. After 1859, he became a licensed pilot, but two years later the Civil War put an end to the steam-boat traffic.

In 1861, he and his brother traveled to the Nevada Territory where Samuel became a writer for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise, and there, on February 3, 1863, he signed a humorous account with the pseudonym Mark Twain. The name was a river man’s term for water “two fathoms deep” and thus just barely safe for navigation.

In 1870 Twain married and moved with his wife to Hartford, Connecticut. He became a highly successful lecturer in the United States and England, and he continued to write.