Mark Twain

Jude Dorfeuil

American Author 1835-1910

Born: November 30, 1835 in Florida , Missouri, United States

Died: April 21, 1910 in redding, Connecticut, United states

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Mark Twain, whose real name was Samuel Langhome Clemens, he was a great American author and humorist and very funny.
Mark Twain he wrote '' A dog's Tale'' the story of a loyal dog who saves his master's baby from fire then watches the man kill his puppy in a scientific experiment a strong if unsubtle argument against vivisection
Clements grew up in Hannibal, Missouri that the only two places he considered home, wich he located along the shore of the Mississippi River.
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In 1859 he received his pilots license

What inspired Mark Twain is to be a pilot. He became a licensed riverboat pilot, where he learn of the riverboat term '' Mark Twain'' that crewmen called out to indicate ''two fathoms'' Clemens adopted the term as his pen name while he beginning to incorporate the Mississippi River as a significant component of his novels

Background infornation

Family: Married Olivia Langdon in 1870 (died 1904). He got one son and three daughters.

Career: Printer's apprentice, 1837-50 helped brother with Hannibal newspaper

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Intresting facts about Mark Twain

He was a steamboat pilot for two year, he like to travel the world and he really funny. He only love one sport that is baseball. drop out in school at age of 15 year old and goes work as in printer in Hannibal.
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Mark Twain." St. James Guide to Young Adult Writers. Gale, 1999. Biography in Context. Web. 15 Dec. 2014.