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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (93 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mark Twain Narrator: Bobbie Frohman Publisher: Alcazar AudioWorks Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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This delightful collection of gems by Mark Twain begins with the story of a town called Hadleyburg, which prides itself on the honesty of its citizens. One day a citizen of Hadleyburg offends a stranger passing through, who vows to take his revenge by revealing just how corruptible the sanctimonious town really is. Twain is at his best here, poking fun at common hypocrisy as the self-satisfied pillars of the community are done in by their own greed.

Other stories in the collection include:

1. The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg

2. The Double Barrelled Detective Story

3. The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

4. The Million Dollar Bank Note

5. Benton and Mills

6. A Tale

7. Cannibalism in the Cars

8. The Stolen White Elephant

9. The Man Who Put Up at Gadsby's

10. The Good Little Boy

11. The Bad Little Boy

12. Baker's Blue Jay Yarn

Mark Twain (1835 1910) was born Samuel L. Clemens in the town of Florida, Missouri. One of the most popular and influential authors our nation has ever produced, his keen wit and incisive satire earned him praise from both critics and peers. He has been called not only the greatest humorist of his age but the father of American literature.

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Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Janice | 8/31/2013

    " There needs to be a category for "partially read." I didn't make it through all these stories. Many were enjoyable, but apparently I need a unifying plot to keep me reading. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sarah | 7/17/2013

    " I always loved Huckelberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, and Life on the Mississippi, I never knew he wrote other books. I loved reading these books from one of my favorite authors. There is a humorous side to them that will keep you laughing and unable to put it down. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Emily | 2/8/2013

    " clever and funny short stories "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Craroline | 1/9/2013

    " i love the stories about Adam and Eve at Niagra Falls, and the one about the bullfrog jumping contest. "

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