Author(s): Mark Twain
Features travel yarns.
Collected here is sixty eight of Twain's finest travel pieces- celebrated classics such as Life on the Mississippi, A Tramp Abroad, and Roughing It, as well as a variety of rarely seen letters, lectures, newspaper articles, journals and other writings- offer modern readers some of the most entertaining travel writing in English
Peter Kaminsky was managing editor of National Lampoon, a Rolling Stone writer and an award-winning columnist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, among others. He is the creator of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, awarded to such luminaries as Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Martin and Billy Crystal.