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Library of Congress presents 'Mark Twain's America'
Library of Congress presents 'Mark Twain's America'

Mark Twain is considered by some to be one of America's earliest celebrities — those book tours! the signature white suits! — and his legacy as a writer has proved to be one of the country's most lasting. His books are still read in school and out. There are novels younger readers, "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," and for grown-ups, "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court," "The Diaries of Adam and Eve" and "The Prince and the Pauper." His nonfiction books include "Life on the Mississippi," "Roughing It," "A Tramp Abroad" and heaps of newspaper...

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