The Boys Life of Mark Twain

Albert Bigelow PAINE (1861 - 1937)

Albert Bigelow Paine was Samuel Langhorne Clemens' (Mark Twain's) biographer. He lived with Twain, collecting ideas and material for a biography, for a few years before Twain's death in 1910. Six years later Paine published this "story of a man who made the world laugh and love him".

For those who have read or listened to Mark Twain's works, Paine's work is an invaluable resource to better understand Twain, the stories behind his stories and his life with those he loved and with whom he worked. (Summary by John Greenman)

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 - Preface John Greenman
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Play 01 01 - The Family of John Clemens John Greenman
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Play 02 02 - The New Home and Uncle Quarel's Farm John Greenman
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Play 03 03 - School John Greenman
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Play 04 04 - Education Out of School John Greenman
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Play 05 05 - Tom Sawyer and his Band John Greenman
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Play 06 06 - Closing School-Days John Greenman
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Play 07 07 - The Apprentice John Greenman
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Play 08 08 - Orion's Paper John Greenman
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Play 09 09 - The Open Road John Greenman
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Play 10 10 - A Wind of Change John Greenman
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Play 11 11 - The Long Way to the Amazon John Greenman
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Play 12 12 - Renewing an Old Ambition John Greenman
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Play 13 13 - Learning the River John Greenman
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Play 14 14 - River Days John Greenman
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Play 15 15 - The Wreck of the 'Pennsylvania' John Greenman
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Play 16 16 - The Pilot John Greenman
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Play 17 17 - The End of Piloting John Greenman
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Play 18 18 - The Soldier John Greenman
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Play 19 19 - The Pioneer John Greenman
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Play 20 20 - The Miner John Greenman
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Play 21 21 - The Territorial Enterprise John Greenman
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Play 22 22 - 'Mark Twain' John Greenman
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Play 23 23 - Artemus Ward and Literary San Francisco John Greenman
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Play 24 24 - The Discovery of 'The Jumping Frog' John Greenman
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Play 25 25 - Hawaii and Anson Burlingame John Greenman
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Play 26 26 - Mark Twain, Lecturer John Greenman
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Play 27 27 - An Innocent Abroad, and Home Again John Greenman
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Play 28 28 - Olivia Langdon. Work on the 'Innocents' John Greenman
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Play 29 29 - The Visit to Elmira and its Consequences John Greenman
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Play 30 30 - The New Book and a Wedding John Greenman
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Play 31 31 - Mark Twain in Buffalo John Greenman
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Play 32 32 - At Work on 'Roughing It' John Greenman
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Play 33 33 - In England John Greenman
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Play 34 34 - A New Book and New English Triumphs John Greenman
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Play 35 35 - Beginning 'Tom Sawyer' John Greenman
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Play 36 36 - The New Home John Greenman
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Play 37 37 - 'Old Times', 'Sketches' and 'Tom Sawyer' John Greenman
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Play 38 38 - Home Pictures John Greenman
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Play 39 39 - Tramping Abroad John Greenman
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Play 40 40 - 'The Prince and the Pauper' John Greenman
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Play 41 41 - General Grant at Hartford John Greenman
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Play 42 42 - Many Investments John Greenman
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Play 43 43 - Back to the River with Bixby John Greenman
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Play 44 44 - A Reading-Tour with Cable John Greenman
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Play 45 45 - 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' John Greenman
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Play 46 46 - Pubisher to General Grant John Greenman
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Play 47 47 - The High-Tide of Fortune John Greenman
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Play 48 48 - Business Difficulties. Pleasanter Things John Greenman
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Play 49 49 - Kipling at Elmyra. Elsie Leslie. 'The Yankee' John Greenman
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Play 50 50 - The Machine. Good-by to Hartford. 'Joan' Is Begun John Greenman
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Play 51 51 - The Failure of Webster & Co. Around the World. Sorrow John Greenman
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Play 52 52 - European Economies John Greenman
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Play 53 53 - Mark Twain Pays His Debts John Greenman
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Play 54 54 - Return After Exile John Greenman
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Play 55 55 - A Prophet at Home John Greenman
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Play 56 56 - Honored by Missouri John Greenman
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Play 57 57 - The Close of a Beautiful Life John Greenman
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Play 58 58 - Mark Twain at Seventy John Greenman
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Play 59 59 - Mark Twain Arranges for his Biography John Greenman
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Play 60 60 - Working With Mark Twain John Greenman
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Play 61 61 - Dictation at Dublin, N.H. John Greenman
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Play 62 62 - A New Era of Billiards John Greenman
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Play 63 63 - Living With Mark Twain John Greenman
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Play 64 64 - A Degree from Oxford John Greenman
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Play 65 65 - The Removal to Redding John Greenman
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Play 66 66 - Life at Stormfield John Greenman
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Play 67 67 - The Death of Jean John Greenman
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Play 68 68 - Days in Bermuda John Greenman
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Play 69 69 - The Return to Redding John Greenman
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Play 70 70 - The Close of a Great Life John Greenman
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