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The celebrated jumping frog, and other stories

by Mark Twain

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Published by Reader"s Digest Association in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorous stories, American

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Twain ; illustrations by Joseph Ciardiello ; afterword by Edward Wagenknecht.
    SeriesThe World"s best reading
    ContributionsTwain, Mark, 1835-1910.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1322 .C4 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1894060M
    ISBN 100895774151
    LC Control Number90067581

    "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is also the title story of an collection of short stories by Mark Twain. Twain's first book, it collected 27 stories that were previously published in magazines and newspapers. Twain first wrote the title short story at the request of his friend Artemus Ward, for inclusion in an upcoming Rating: % positive. About The Jumping Frog and Other Stories. A much celebrated jumping frog, the lack of literature in a gold-mining town, and castaways who eat their own shoes to survive are among the subjects treated by the stories contained in this volume.

    Twain’s first sketch to win widespread acclaim was the short story,“The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” which first appeared in the The New York Saturday Press. It later appeared as the title story in his first collection, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches in At the time this book. Featuring 27 sketches the author wrote while living in California and Nevada, Mark Twain's first book, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, was published in May , and has been out of print for well over a century.

    The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County and Other Sketches, Mark Twain, Here he is, ladies and gentleman: Mark Twain. An author I had not read before I started this project. That’s not accurate. I read The Prince and The Pauper as a child, but I . "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is an short story by Mark Twain. It was also published as "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog.".


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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, short story by Mark Twain, first published in a New York periodical, The Saturday Press in The narrator of the story, who is searching for a Reverend Leonidas Smiley, visits the long-winded Simon Wheeler, a miner, in hopes of learning his r instead relates an elaborate story of a different man, Jim Smiley, who was a.

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Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on Novem He worked as a printer, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled throughout the West, writing humorous sketches for newspapers.

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A much celebrated jumping frog, the lack of literature in a gold-mining town, and castaways who eat their own shoes to survive are among the subjects treated by the stories contained in this volume.

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