November 30, 2008

"Mark Twain" birthday


Samuel Langhorne Clemens,
popularly known as Mark Twain,
was born November 30, 1835
in Florida, Missouri and spent his
childhood in nearby Hannibal.
Twain is best known for the
novels set in his boyhood world
beside the Mississippi River,
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876)
and his masterpiece,
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884).