A Brilliant Streak: The Making of Mark Twain

By: Lasky, Kathryn; Moser, Barry [illustrator]

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Very Good Condition: Pages unmarked. Tight binding. Clean. Cover and dustjacket show very minor storage wear. Hardcover with dustjacket book copy of A Brilliant Streak: The Making of Mark Twain by Kathryn Lasky. Illustrated by Barry Moser. Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1998. Printed in Singapore. Unnumbered pages. 8.25 x 10.25 inches, 26 cm. Summary: An illustrated biography of young Samuel Clemens, who grew up to be the writer known as Mark Twain. Accelerated Reader AR 6.6.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!

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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.

Title: A Brilliant Streak: The Making of Mark Twain

Author/Composer: Lasky, Kathryn; Moser, Barry [illustrator]

Categories: NonFiction,

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1998-04-15

ISBN Number: 0152521100

ISBN Number 13: 9780152521103

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 003511

Keywords: Juvenile Literature Biography, Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens, Kathryn Lasky, Barry Moser, Picture Books, Accelerated Readers, American Authors,