Samuel Langhorne Clemens

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United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910)

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By what name was American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens better known?
Barbara Kerley, the author of several well-received illustrated biographies for young people, here uses a splendid device to animate the life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain.
05 Leopardstown Actually christened Samuel Langhorne Clemens, but known by his pen name, Mark Twain is recognised as one of the most famous of American authors.
And when a Los Angeles newspaper ridiculed Norton I as a mere panhandler, the entire city rose to their beloved Emperor's defense, including local reporter Samuel Langhorne Clemens (who would later reinvent himself as Mark Twain).
Expert onboard historians, lecturers and naturalists enrich the experience with discussions ranging from the historic trek of Lewis & Clark, to the life of American legend Samuel Langhorne Clemens, a.
Because the inspiration for his epic novel and A Tramp Abroad came from the time Twain - real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens - spent in Heidelberg.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, in the same paper, regretted that Rulloff's "vast capabilities for usefulness should be lost to the world .
Perhaps it was the simple fact of having a pen name that made Samuel Langhorne Clemens such a schizophrenic personality.
The life and achievements of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) represent a study in contrasts and contradictions.
The book's illustration of Twain's roles as writer, journalist, and observer of human foibles - as well as his more amorphous role as American icon - complements such earlier landmark works as Albert Bigelow Paine's three-volume Mark Twain: A Biography, the Personal and Literary Life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1912), Justin Kaplan's Mr.