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A Brilliant Streak

The Making of Mark Twain
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In this beautifully illustrated biography, Mark Twain's adventures as a young boy come to life. Before Samuel Clemens became a famous author, he enjoyed one of the longest childhoods in history. From playing hooky in Hannibal, Missouri, to piloting steamboats on the Mississippi River, Mark Twain's adventures as a youth influenced his entire life and figured prominently in his writing. Focusing on the first half of Clemens's life, this book will be enjoyed by longtime Twain devotees--and by those who seek a colorful introduction to the ever-popular author and his works.

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May 2000 : USA Library Binding

Title: Brillant Streak: The Story of Mark Twain
Author(s): Kathryn Lasky
ISBN: 0-613-20295-3 / 978-0-613-20295-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bt Bound
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April 1998 : USA Hardback

Title: A Brilliant Streak: The Making of Mark Twain
Author(s): Kathryn Lasky
ISBN: 0-15-252110-0 / 978-0-15-252110-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
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