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Twains most famous work is of course the adventures of tom sawyer (1876) sawyer's experiences draws on twain's life, and his escapades. Mark twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend twain embarked on his final (and right) plan for telling the story of his life it feels like a form of time travel.
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