Everyday American Stories, how Samuel Langhorne Clemens set the bar, and who jumped over it

We’d be remiss if we didn’t mention the writer we consider the best of the everyday American tale tellers, Mark Twain. We’ve mentioned our love of Twain before, so we won’t bore you again. But . . .

Blogiful has a nice trio of Huck Finn picks, including one of a small display he set into a nook in his personal library. You know people have a passion for their library when they start adding tribute niches to their favorite reads and use exceptional quality metal sculptures to boot. Kudos Blogiful!

But back to Twain . . . or Samuel Langhorne Clemens . . .

Suffice it to say, if it were up to us reading Twain would probably be a mandatory step on the path to US citizenship for new immigrants, getting past High School Lit Class, and embarking on study for MFA’s in a creative writing.

Times change, circumstances change, cultures change, but there’s always something that rings true about Twain and resonates with Americans.

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  1. Thanks for the mention!

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