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The Bible According to Mark Twain: Irreverent Writings on Eden, Heaven, and the Flood by America's Master Satirist
Edited by Howard G. Baetzhold and Joseph B. McCullough
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In this brilliant and hilarious compilation of essays, letters, diaries, and excerpts some never before published Mark Twain takes on Heaven and Hell, sinners and saints and showcases his own unique approach to the Holy Scriptures including:
Brings together 15 works that reveal Twain's lifelong attempts to deal--both humorously and seriously--with traditional religious concepts. The introduction to each selection tells when and how Twain came to write and publish--or fail to publish or to finish--the piece. All of the works have been newly edited from the manuscripts, where available. The endnotes provide valuable supplementary information. No index. Annotation
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