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The political tales and truth of Mark Twain by Mark Twain

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Published by New World Library in San Rafael, Calif .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 -- Quotations,
  • Political science -- Quotations, maxims, etc,
  • Political science -- Humor,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- Quotations, maxims, etc,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- Humor

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPolitical tales & truth of Mark Twain.
Statementedited and with an introduction by David Hodge and Stacey Freeman.
SeriesThe Classic wisdom collection
ContributionsHodge, David, 1954-, Freeman, Stacey, 1958-
LC ClassificationsPS1303 .H54 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 127 p. ;
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1712822M
ISBN 101880032066
LC Control Number92014931

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