Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American humanist, humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer. Twain is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. During his early career, Twain spent a few years in Carson City and Virginia City, working as a writer for the Territorial Enterprise.
Life In Nevada
Samuel Clemens came west with his brother Orion Clemens, who had been appointed secretary to the territorial governor of Nevada.
Writings About Nevada
- Roughing It
- The Washoe Zephyr: An excerpt from Roughing It
- A list of articles at www.territorial-enterprise.com
- Mark Twain at Wikipedia (some text on this page was taken from this article.)