Autobiography of Mark Twain

Autobiography of Mark Twain

Volume 1

Downloadable Audiobook - 2010
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"I've struck it!" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. "And I will give it away?to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you have lost until you get to dictating your autobiography."Thus, after dozens of false starts and hundreds of pages, Twain embarked on his "Final (and Right) Plan" for telling the story of his life. His innovative notion?to "talk only about the thing which interests you for the moment"?meant that his thoughts could range freely...
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2010
ISBN: 9781441778468
Branch Call Number: Online Audio Book
Characteristics: 1 sound file :,digital


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Dec 28, 2016

Worthy experiment in liturature as the author writes/dictates an "autobiography" the purpose of which he explains himself. Informative, entertaining and sad as only the ramblings of a brilliant wit could be. Author says whatever comes into his head about himself and his world (with some exceptions as he admits some things cannot be said or written by anyone under any circumstances) with the effect of the sort of parlor talk his most intimate and trusted friends might have heard. All sixty-one cds highly recommended.

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