Mark Twain on Travel by Terry Mort

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Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known to most as Mark Twain, was a quintessential American writer who spent much of his life traveling the world. He encountered colorful characters, cultures, and a variety of adventures along the way, and Mark Twain on Travel is a timeless collection of his writings on the subject. Excerpts included are from classics such as: The Innocents Abroad; A Tramp Abroad; Life on the Mississippi; Roughing It; and Following the Equator.


 

About Terry Mort

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Terry Mort has degrees in literature from Princeton University and the University of Michigan. His short stories and articles have appeared in a number of national periodicals, and his two historical novels were published in 2004. He is also the author of The Reasonable Art of Fly Fishing, and the editor of Zane Grey on Fishing and Jack London on Adventure. He lives in Sonoita, Arizona.
 
Published November 1, 2005 by Lyons Press. 304 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Selections from Twain's five travel books (about excursions to the American West, the Pacific Islands, India, the Middle East and Europe) spotlight some of his choicest writing, though they los

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