Twain began to gain fame when his story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County" appeared in the New York Saturday Press on November 18, 1865. Twain's first book, "The Innocents Abroad," was published in 1869, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" in 1876, and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" in 1885. He wrote 28 books and numerous short stories, letters and sketches ("Biography").
A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read. Mark Twain
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. Mark Twain
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Works Cited "Biography." The Estate of Mark Twain. Web. 7 Oct. 2012.