Mark Twain's Life
Emma Dickinson period 3
In Florida, Missouri. He was the sixth child of seven. Three of his siblings did not survive birth. His parents were John and Jane Clemens.
father, was a very serious man. He only developed humor from his mother. Mark
Twain was also very mischievous as a child. He had 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
in a printing shop. He became an apprentice for a river boat captain. The captain's
name was Horace Bixby. Mark Twain had to pay a $500 apprentice fee.
Dudley Warner on it. Soon Mark Twain was known world wide. Huckleberry Finn
was supposed to be published in 1876 but instead it was published in 1885.
Mark Twain felt humiliated because of that.
He was very very fond of his children. His kids names were, Jean, Susy, Clara, and
Mark Twain is just Twain's pen name. His real name is
Samuel Clemens. Tom Sawyer was published in 1876. The Prince and the Pauper
was published in 1881.