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Mark Twain

MARK TWAIN was born in Missouri in 1835 and died in Connecticut in 1910.

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Letters of the Century
Edited by Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J. Adler, Contribution by Mark Twain, Charlie Chaplin and Albert Einstein
Dial Press Trade Paperback | Trade Paperback | April 2008
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-31593-7 (0-385-31593-7)

"Immediate and evocative, letters witness and fasten history, catching events as they happen," write Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J. Adler in their introduction to this remarkable book.  In more than 400 letters from both famous figures and ordinary citizens, Letters of the Century encapsulates the people and places, events and trends that... Read more






Four Classic American Novels
Written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Stephen Crane and Herman Melville, Introduction by Sandra Newman
Signet | Paperback | June 2007
$8.95/10.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-53055-4 (0-451-53055-1)

Shining examples of American literature at its best, these four novels explore timeless themes—adventure, war, sex, and morality—through compelling narratives. An adulteress, a runaway boy, a terrified soldier, and a maltreated sailor—the heroes of these novels have become a part of popular culture. This indispensable volume includes…

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel... Read more






Four Great American Classics
Written by Herman Melville, Mark Twain and Stephen Crane
Bantam Classics | Paperback | December 1992
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-21362-1 (0-553-21362-8)

These four landmark novels of nineteenth-century American literature have gained a permanent place in our culture as great classics. They are not only part of our national heritage, but masterpieces of world literature whose deep and lasting influence is felt to this day.

The Scarlet Letter vividly records America’s moral and historical... Read more






The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Afterword by Ishmael Reed, Introduction by Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Signet | Paperback | July 2013
$7.95/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-451-53214-5 (0-451-53214-7)

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER 
Take a lighthearted, nostalgic trip to a simpler time, seen through the eyes of a very special boy named Tom Sawyer. It is a dreamlike summertime world of hooky and adventure, pranks and punishment, villains and first love, filled with memorable characters. Adults and young readers alike... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2010
$9.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47556-5 (0-307-47556-5)

Long cherished by readers of all ages, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is both a hilarious account of an incorrigible truant and a powerful parable of innocence in conflict with the fallen adult world.

The mighty Mississippi River of the antebellum South gives the novel both its colorful backdrop and its narrative... Read more






The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Written by Mark Twain
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2010
$9.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47555-8 (0-307-47555-7)

Mark Twain was one of the nineteenth century's greatest chroniclers of childhood, and of all his works his beloved novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer most enchantingly and timelessly captures the sheer pleasure of being a boy.
 
Tom Sawyer is as clever, imaginative, and resourceful as he is reckless and mischievous... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | March 1997
$14.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-0-449-91272-0 (0-449-91272-8)

"A GOLD MINE FOR SCHOLARS."

*Deidre Carmody

The New York Times



Now, in this extraordinary literary discovery, the original first half of Mark Twain's American masterpiece is available for the first time ever to a general readership. Lost for more than a century, the passages reinstated in this edition reveal a novel... Read more






Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by George Saunders
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | August 2001
$8.00/10.50(Canada) | 978-0-375-75737-2 (0-375-75737-6)

Introduction by George Saunders
Commentary by Thomas Perry Sergeant, Bernard DeVoto, Clifton Fadiman, T. S. Eliot, and Leo Marx
 
“All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn,” Ernest Hemingway wrote. “It’s the best book we’ve had.” A complex masterpiece that spawned controversy right from...

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Foreword by Azar Nafisi, Introduction by R. Kent Rasmussen, Noted by R. Kent Rasmussen
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | October 2014
$8.00/10.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310732-3 (0-14-310732-1)

The classic boyhood adventure tale, updated with a new introduction by noted Mark Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen and a foreword by Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran and The Republic of Imagination

In recent years, neither the persistent effort to “clean up” the racial epithets in Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn nor its consistent use... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | September 2014
$22.00/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-119957-3 (0-14-119957-1)

Mark Twain's great American masterpiece, in a gorgeous new clothbound edition designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith. These delectable and collectible Penguin editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design Mark Twain's tale of a boy's picaresque journey down the Mississippi on a raft conveyed... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Illustrated by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini
Puffin Books | Hardcover | September 2010
$16.99/18.99(Canada) | 978-0-14-133484-4 (0-14-133484-3)

Mark Twain's classic story of one boy's adventure down the river

Huckleberry Finn had a tough life with his drunk father until an adventure with Tom Sawyer changed everything. But when Huck's dad returns and kidnaps him, he must escpe down the Mississippi river with runaway slave, Jim. They encounter trouble at... Read more






Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Afterword by Jayne Anne Phillips, Introduction by Padgett Powell
Signet | Paperback | May 2008
$5.95/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-451-53094-3 (0-451-53094-2)

The adventure of a lifetime Tom Sawyeras pal Huck Finn finds himself on the run, floating down the Mississippi with Jim, a runaway slave. With rich description as well as sharp satire, Twain vividly recreates the world he knew as a child.


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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain
Ballantine Books | Paperback | January 1997
$4.99/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-8041-1571-1 (0-8041-1571-0)

"A GOLD MINE FOR SCHOLARS."

*Deidre Carmody

The New York Times



Now, in this extraordinary literary uncovering, the original first half of Mark Twain's American masterpiece is available for the first time ever to a general readership. Lost for more than a century, the passages reinstated in this edition reveal a novel... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain
Modern Library | Hardcover | June 1993
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-42470-3 (0-679-42470-9)

"All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn," Ernest Hemingway wrote, "It's the best book we've had."  A complex masterpiece that has spawned volumes of scholarly exegesis and interpretative theories, it is at heart a compelling adventure story.  Huck, in flight from his murderous father, and Nigger... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain
Bantam Classics | Paperback | February 1981
$5.95/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-21079-8 (0-553-21079-3)

Hilariously picaresque, epic in scope, alive with  the poetry and vigor of the American people, Mark  Twain's story about a young boy and his journey  down the Mississippi was the first great novel to  speak in a truly American voice. Influencing  subsequent generations of writers -- from Sherwood  Anderson to Twain's fellow Missourian,  T.S. Eliot, from Ernest Hemingway... Read more






The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by R. Kent Rasmussen, Noted by R. Kent Rasmussen
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | October 2014
$9.00/11.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310733-0 (0-14-310733-X)

The classic boyhood adventure tale, updated with a new introduction by noted Mark Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen

A consummate prankster with a quick wit, Tom Sawyer dreams of a bigger fate than simply being a “rich boy.” Yet through the novel’s humorous escapades—from the famous episode of the whitewashed fence to... Read more






The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Written by Mark Twain
Puffin Books | Trade Paperback | March 2008
$5.99/6.99(Canada) | 978-0-14-132110-3 (0-14-132110-5)

They're Puffin Classics for a reason, it's because they're the best

Tom Sawyer is sure to find trouble wherever the river leads him . . .

On the banks of the Mississippi River, Tom Sawyer and his friends seek out adventure at every turn. Then one fateful night in the graveyard they... Read more






The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Written by Mark Twain, Afterword by Geoffrey Sanborn, Introduction by Robert Tilton
Signet | Paperback | May 2008
$5.95/7.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-53093-6 (0-451-53093-4)

The classic adventures of one of American literature’s most beloved characters from Mark Twain, one of America’s best-loved writers.

Here is a lighthearted excursion into boyhood, a nostalgic return into the simple, rural Missouri world of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, Becky Thatcher, and Aunt Polly. It is a universal world of... Read more






The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Frank Conroy
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | March 2001
$8.00/10.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75681-8 (0-375-75681-7)

Introduction by Frank Conroy
Commentary by William Dean Howells, Athenaeum, The Illustrated London News, and Hartford Christian Secretary
 
This irresistible tale of the adventures of two friends growing up in frontier America is one of Mark Twain’s most popular novels. The farcical, colorful, and poignant escapades of Tom and his... Read more






The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Written by Mark Twain
Bantam Classics | Paperback | January 1995
$5.95/7.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21128-3 (0-553-21128-5)

Sparkling with mischief, jumping with youthful adventure, Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer is one of the most splendid re-creations of childhood in all of literature. It is a lighthearted romp, full of humor and warmth. It shares with its sequel, Huckleberry Finn, not only a set of unforgettable characters--Tom, Huck, Aunt Polly... Read more






The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Written by Mark Twain, Illustrated by Lilli Carre, Introduction by John Seelye, Noted by Guy Cardwell
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | October 2009
$17.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310594-7 (0-14-310594-9)

Mark Twain's tale of a boy's picaresque journey down the Mississippi on a raft conveyed the voice and experience of the American frontier as no other work had done before. When Huck escapes from his drunken father and the 'sivilizing' Widow Douglas with the runaway slave Jim, he embarks on a... Read more






Autobiographical Writings
Written by Mark Twain, Edited by R. Kent Rasmussen, Introduction by R. Kent Rasmussen
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | May 2012
$16.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310667-8 (0-14-310667-8)

An intimate look at Mark Twain that only he himself could offer, edited by highly respected Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen

A must-have for all lovers of Mark Twain, this selection of his autobiographical writings opens a rare window onto the writer’s life, particularly his early years. Born on November 30, 1835... Read more






The Best Short Stories of Mark Twain
Written by Mark Twain, Edited by Lawrence Berkove, Introduction by Pete Hamill
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | April 2004
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7118-7 (0-8129-7118-3)

This unique collection of Twain’s essential short stories and semiautobiographical narratives is a testament to the author’s vast imagination. Featuring popular tales such as “Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog” and “The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg,” as well as some delightful excerpts from The Diaries of Adam and Eve, this compilation... Read more






Collected Nonfiction, Volume 1
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Adam Hochschild
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 2016
$30.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-90770-2 (1-101-90770-3)

The first of two hardcover volumes collecting the major nonfiction by the "father of American literature": more than 150 letters, essays, and speeches selected to showcase the dazzling range of his interests and passions. An Everyman's Library Original.

Whether crossing the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans or blazing through Europe and the... Read more






Collected Nonfiction, Volume 2
Written by Mark Twain, Introduction by Richard Russo
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 2016
$30.00/40.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-90772-6 (1-101-90772-X)

The second of two hardcover volumes collecting the major nonfiction by the "father of American literature," including excerpts from The Innocents Abroad, Roughing It, A Tramp Abroad, and Life on the Mississippi. 

Twain’s playful exuberance and remarkable storytelling gifts are on full display as he regales readers with real-life adventures in these rollicking, shrewd, and... Read more





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