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The 12 months 2010 marked the a hundredth anniversary of Mark Twain's loss of life. In party of this significant milestone and in honor of the loved culture of publishing Mark Twain's works, UC Press released Autobiography of Mark Twain, quantity 1, the 1st of a projected three-volume variation of the full, uncensored autobiography. The publication turned an instantaneous bestseller and was once hailed because the capstone of the life's paintings of America's favourite author.
This Reader's Edition, a transportable paperback in greater sort, republishes the textual content of the hardcover Autobiography in a sort that's handy for the overall reader, with no the editorial explanatory notes. It features a short advent describing the evolution of Mark Twain's rules approximately writing his autobiography, in addition to a chronology of his existence, short relatives biographies, and an excerpt from the impending Autobiography of Mark Twain, quantity 2--a arguable yet often funny assault on Christian doctrine.

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The first Grant Dictation, “The Chicago G. A. R. Festival,” is included in the Appendix, Preliminary Manuscripts and Dictations. 20. See AutoMT1, 101–6. 21. One of these, “Ralph Keeler,” is included in the Appendix, Preliminary Manuscripts and Dictations. 22. See AutoMT1, 127–44, and the Textual Commentary for this sketch at MTPO. 23. 10 Oct 1898 to Bok, ViU; 6 and 7 Nov 1898 and 12 Nov 1898 to Rogers (2nd of 2), collection of Peter A. Salm, in HHR, 374, 376; 25 Feb 1899 to Gilder, CtY-BR. 24. Lyon 1903–6, entry for 28 Feb 1904.

One of these, “Ralph Keeler,” is included in the Appendix, Preliminary Manuscripts and Dictations. 22. See AutoMT1, 127–44, and the Textual Commentary for this sketch at MTPO. 23. 10 Oct 1898 to Bok, ViU; 6 and 7 Nov 1898 and 12 Nov 1898 to Rogers (2nd of 2), collection of Peter A. Salm, in HHR, 374, 376; 25 Feb 1899 to Gilder, CtY-BR. 24. Lyon 1903–6, entry for 28 Feb 1904. 25. 16 Jan 1904 to Howells, MH-H, in MTHL, 2:778. 26. ” 27. Autobiographical Dictation, 6 Aug 1906. 28. See the Autobiographical Dictations of 26 May (Whitford), 2 June (Paige), and 14 June 1906 (Bret Harte).

As I have already said, she was a Lambton—Lambton with a p, for some of the American Lamp-tons could not spell very well in early times, and so the name suffered at their hands. She was a native of Kentucky, and married my father in Lexington in 1823, when she was twenty years old and he twenty-four. Neither of them had an overplus of property. She brought him two or three negroes, but nothing else, I think. They removed to the remote and secluded village of Jamestown, in the mountain solitudes of east Tennessee.

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