At a glance:
- Author: May McNeer
- First Published: 1962
- Time of Work: 18351910
- Setting: Missouri, the Mississippi River, Nevada, California, Europe, New York, and Connecticut
- Genres: Nonfiction, Biography
- Subjects: Maturation or coming of age, Authors or writers, Nineteenth century, Lectures or lecturing, Biography, Humorists
- Locales: California, Europe, United States, Connecticut, New York, Missouri, North America, Mississippi River, Nevada
Form and Content
In America’s Mark Twain, May McNeer presents the life story of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, the popular American humorist who published most of his articles, short stories, and novels under the name Mark Twain. The information in this biography is presented in narrative form and is accompanied by black-and-white and full-page color illustrations by McNeer’s husband, Lynd Ward. The biography includes nine chapters and is organized in chronological order beginning with Twain’s birth on November 30, 1835, and concluding with his death on April 21, 1910....
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