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Following the Equator, Vol.1

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Following the Equator, Vol.1 by Mark Twain )
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As America's finest writer, Mark Twain could make entertaining reading -- and great literature -- out of almost anything. Here we have a book begun out of adversity. The great novelist, satirist, and public celebrity was broke, ruined by various ill-advised investment schemes; but, being a man of honor on a public stage, he resolved to pay off every cent of his crushing debt. He did so by going on a two-year, round-the-world lecture tour, where he spoke to sold-out houses in Europe, India, and Australia, all the while gathering material for yet another best-selling travel book, filled with his trademark wit and brilliant observation. Even after more than a century this book is still a must-read. Whatever has been forgotten about the times and places Twain describes he has recreated for us, vividly and forever.
Release date NZ
September 29th, 2003
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Wildside Press
Pages
336
Dimensions
140x216x22
ISBN-13
9780809533206
Product ID
1822918

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