The Portable Mark Twain

The Portable Mark Twain
Tom Quirk
Penguin Classics
2004

This delightful collection of Twain’s favorite and most memorable writings includes selected tales and sketches such as The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, How I Edited an Agricultural Journal Once, Jim Baker's Blue-Jay Yarn, and A True Story. It also features excerpts from his novels and travel books (including Roughing It, The Innocents Abroad, and Life on the Mississippi, among others), autobiographical and polemical writings; as well as selected letters and speeches.