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Vendor: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2004
Series: Portable Library
The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain: A Book of QuotationsMark TwainDover Publications / Trade Paperback$2.70 Retail:
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Mark Twain: Mississippi Writings : Tom Sawyer, Life on the Mississippi, Huckleberry Finn, Pudd'nhead WilsonMark TwainPenguin Books / Hardcover$31.50 Retail:
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For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Tom Quirk is the Catherine Paine Middlebush Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is the editor of the Penguin Classics editions of Mark Twain's Tales, Speeches, Essays, and Sketches (1994) and Ambrose Bierce's Tales of Soldiers and Civilians and Other Stories (2000) and co-editor of The Portable American Realism Reader (1997). His other books include Coming to Grips with Huckleberry Finn (1993), Mark Twain: A Study of the Short Fiction (1997) and Nothing Abstract: Investigations in the American Literary Imagination (2001).
"An indispensable anthology of America's indispensable author."
"If you need a good solid comprehensive handful of Mark Twain to keep with youand who doesn't?this is it."
Roy Blount, Jr.
"If this isn't the thoughtfulest and usefulest hand-tooled gilt-edged one-volume Twain, I am a horned toad."