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Oct 23, 2015 Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 3 is the highly anticipated final volume in a trilogy from the editors of the Mark Twain Project. The first volume was released in 2010 and became one of the most successful books in the history of the University of California Press. Volume 2 followed in 2013. Title: Mark Twain's Autobiography (In 2 volumes - Volume 1). A Project Gutenberg of Australia eBook. Author: Mark Twain eBook No.: 0200551h.html Edition: 1 Language: English Character set encoding: HTML Date first posted: August 2002 Date most recently updated: August 2002 This eBook was produced by: Don Lainson [email protected] Production notes: Nil Project Gutenberg of Australia.

The surprising final chapter of a great American life.
When the first volume of Mark Twain’s uncensored Autobiography was published in 2010, it was hailed as an essential addition to the shelf of his works and a crucial document for our understanding of the great humorist’s life and times. This third and final volume crowns and completes his life’s work. Like its companion volumes, it chronicles Twain's inner and outer life through a series of daily dictations that go wherever his fancy leads.
Created from March 1907 to December 1909, these dictations present Mark Twain at the end of his life: receiving an honorary degree from Oxford University; railing against Theodore Roosevelt; founding numerous clubs; incredulous at an exhibition of the Holy Grail; credulous about the authorship of Shakespeare’s plays; relaxing in Bermuda; observing (and investing in) new technologies. The Autobiography’s “Closing Words” movingly commemorate his daughter Jean, who died on Christmas Eve 1909. Also included in this volume is the previously unpublished “Ashcroft-Lyon Manuscript,” Mark Twain’s caustic indictment of his “putrescent pair” of secretaries and the havoc that erupted in his house during their residency.
Fitfully published in fragments at intervals throughout the twentieth century, Autobiography of Mark Twain has now been critically reconstructed and made available as it was intended to be read. Fully annotated by the editors of the Mark Twain Project, the complete Autobiography emerges as a landmark publication in American literature.
Editors: Benjamin Griffin and Harriet Elinor Smith
Associate Editors: Victor Fischer, Michael B. Frank, Amanda Gagel, Sharon K. Goetz, Leslie Diane Myrick, Christopher M. Ohge

'Within your hands is a glimpse into the life, mind, soul, and 'truth' of cherished American icon, Mark Twain.

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Author: Mark Twain

Publisher: Classic Biography Bookshelf

ISBN: 1608427714

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Autobiography Of Mark Twain Volume 3 Pdf Free Download Pdf

'It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.' - Mark Twain Within your hands is a glimpse into the life, mind, soul, and 'truth' of cherished American icon, Mark Twain. This uncensored autobiography is not only a legacy he left behind, but also a gift to all. Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in 1835 in Florida, Missouri. He grew up on the shores of the Mississippi River and took his pen name from the way Mississippi steamboat crews measured the river's depth (the cry 'Mark twain!' meant the river was at least 12 feet deep and safe to travel). Twain wrote prolifically, publishing novels, travelogues, newspaper articles, short stories, and political pamphlets. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). On the surface, these novels are gripping adventure stories of boys running free on the Mississippi. However, on a deeper level, these novels are also serious works of social criticism. Written while America was still recovering from the Civil War and adjusting to the abolition of slavery, Twain's two best-known Mississippi River adventure tales also measure the depth of America's new economic and social realities. His most personal and insightful writing came when he created his, 'Final (and Right) Plan'-a free-flowing biography of the thoughts and interests he had toward the end of his life as he spoke his 'whole frank mind.' Along with the plan, came the instruction that the enclosed autobiography writings not be published in book form until 100 years after his death. Today, we honor the life and writings of Mark Twain by publishing his personal opus-to reacquaint ourselves with the wit, wisdom, and ideals of this legendary American icon.