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    Mark Twain (1835-1910), born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, born in Florida, Missouri, author or Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, & more, called "The Father of American Literature"

  • Enrique Moraga

    MarkTwain: fue lector del Quijote que le influyo tanto como para acoger aspectos de la novela en su célebre Huckleberry Finn.

  • Rebecca Emmons

    One of my favorite authors: Mark Twain (born Samuel Clemens)

  • mareva millarc

    A portrait of American writer Samuel Clemens, best known by his pen name Mark Twain, in his later years. Twain is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Twain enjoyed immense public popularity, and his keen wit and incisive satire earned him praise from both critics and peers. Fellow author William Faulkner called Twain the father of American literature.

  • M Fotheringham

    Most Famous People in History | ... famous and popular American humorist, novelist, writer and lecturer

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Subway style board of a Mark Twain quote, 8 x 10 with mat - from Etsy.com. Would be cool in the living room?

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