If he had only written “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” Mark Twain would still be an American icon and a novelist to be reckoned with. Yet Twain was also a best-selling travel writer, essayist, social critic and skeptic whose wide diversity of interests and exceptional powers of observation informed everything he wrote.

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