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MARK TWAIN: WIT AND WISECRACKS

Author: Doris Benardete

ISBN #: 9780880880800
Page Count: 64
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Trim Size: 5.38" x 3.25" x 0.38"
Binding: Hardcover
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This handsome pocket-sized volume presents a range of quotations by America's foremost satirist. Selections include ''Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was that they escaped teething.'' ''April 1. This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty four.'' ''I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.''

  • Quotes are complemented by fascinating black-and-white images throughout, such as photographs of Twain before his home in Hannibal, Missouri, at home in Hartford, Connecticut, at a birthday dinner at Delmonico's, at his billiards table, etc., plus a photo of his steamboat pilot's certificate, and more.
  • 64-page hardcover pocket gift book with two-tone gold cover and full-color interior.
  • Measures 3-14'' wide x 5-3/8'' high.
  • Makes a great gift!

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