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By Carlo DeVito

full of the striking wit and humor of America's favourite storyteller, A Mark Twain Christmas supplies readers perception into Twain's existence via little identified tales approximately how he and his relations celebrated this precious holiday.

“If my boot may still go away a stain at the marble…leave it there constantly in reminiscence of my visit…and permit it remind you to be an exceptional little girl.” while marketplace Twain penned this spell binding letter from “Your loving Santa Claus” to his daughter Susy in 1875, a vacation culture used to be born contained in the Twain kinfolk domestic. And whereas Twain is widely known because the sharpest satirist in American letters, he consistently had a tender spot for Christmas. A Mark Twain Christmas is in turns fascinating, heartwarming, and heartbreaking, and it finally reaffirms the magic of the Christmas spirit. having a look in on 3 vacation seasons with Twain, we study extra concerning the guy than we ever knew prior to, and we find fascinations from proficient elephants to burglar letters to Santa’s bootprints. yet such a lot of all, we regain an knowing of what's most crucial in our personal lives, and that's the maximum present of the Christmas season.

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