In American history, we have good authors, great authors and some bad. One of the most famous authors and probably the greatest that everyone has heard of is Mark Twain. Twain was an American author and humorist in American Literature. Twain was born in Florida, Missouri, on November 30, 1835. In his first writing, he adopted his pen-name from a well-known call of the man sounding the river in shallow places.
In 1861 he went to Carson City, Nevada, as secretary to his brother. For two years he edited papers and moved from place to place. In 1867 he visited France, Italy and Palestine. Twains two greatest masterpieces, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn were drawn from his childhood experiences and the life on the Mississippi frontier. Mark Twain has a legacy as an American author because of his books like Huckleberry Fin and Pudd’nhead Wilson. He put his self in the American popular culture of literature. Twains novels and stories are popular in the media. His work has been remade into comic strips, children’s films, and cartoons. His image and his words have also figured in commercial advertising campaigns. He is one of the greatest.
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