He was a great American original, a gifted and irreverent storyteller whose portrayal of a wild young nation captured the imagination of the world. On the trails of the Wild West, the streets of New York, and in the shore towns of his beloved MississippiRiver, Mark Twain lived out the greatest adventures of nineteenth-century America. His captivating novels and stories and piercing social commentary earned him worldwide fame. Revisit the jam-packed life of this literary giant from his carefree boyhoodin Hannibal, Missouri to the devastating tragedies of his later life. Rare photographs, expert interviews, and excerpts from the stories that made him a legend bring his astonishing story to life. Explore the life and legacy of the man whose work gaveAmerican literature its voice: the extraordinary Mark Twain. This product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.