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Never the Twain shall meet – conflicting accounts of sewing practices

The simplest explanation is the following: one should not confuse a book's narrator with the biographical author, i.e. in this case, Mark Twain. Narrators can espouse views that are not shared by the ...
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How is it 1100 miles from Hannibal to southern Arkansas in Huck Finn?

As mentioned by the OP in a comment, the answer may be found in the article Sherwood Cummings, "Mark Twain's Moveable Farm and the Evasion", American Literature 63(3) (1991), pp. 440-458, which may be ...
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