A humorist, narrator, and social observer, Mark Twain is unsurpassed in American literature Best known as the author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, not unlike his protagonist, Huck, has a restless spirit He found adventure prospecting for silver in Nevada, navigating steamboats down the Mississippi, and making people laugh around the world But Twain also had a serious streak and decried racism and injustice His fascinating life is captured candidly in this enjoyable biography