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The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson and the Comedy Those Extraordinary Twins


Author(s):Mark Twain
Illustrator(s):F. M. Senior
C. H. Warren
Publisher(s): American Publishing Co.
Year Published: 1894
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Boys Growing Up
Fiction - novel
Age Range: Ages 9-12: Longer Chapter Books
Pages: 432
ISBN-10: 0199554714
ISBN-13: 9780199554713
OCLC: 459793667


The son of a free woman and the son of a slave woman are switched at birth. Is it nature or nurture that determines their character? Those Extraordinary Twins was written first as a satire, but the story of the two children and Pudd’nhead Wilson became such a large part of it that it was hived off as its own tragedy. Read online at Hathitrust. Or at