Stepping Into Mark Twain’s World is a wonderful biography about one of the world’s most celebrated writers. This enlightening chronicle explores the influences and experiences that shaped the humorist’s world, his life and his craft.
From stories of his childhood to his days as a printer’s apprentice and onto becoming a steamboat pilot, author Torrey Maloof paints a vivid portrait of Mark’s Twain’s life and times. Filled with fascinating examples about growing up in the 1800’s – from food to fashion to health issues to games – the reader is transported back to a world that is very different from today.
Young readers should find this a great introduction to the creator of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn and gain a new understanding and appreciation of one of America’s great authors.