The Autobiography of Mark Twain Author:Charles Neider Nothing ever happened to Mark Twain in a small way. Whether in success or failure, life was a glorious and wonderful adventure for him. He was the very spirit of a young America on the threshold of greatness! — This surging vitality made every word he ever wrote throb with interest and excitement. And nowhere else is this so evident as in the ... more »writings he set down about his own life.
His autobiography is "...a book filled with richness of humor and tragedy, of diappointment and triumph, of sweetness and bitterness, and all in that unsurpassed American prose... a book of first importance in the Mark Twain canon-and there can be no higher berth in our literature." New York Herald Tribune« less