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The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today


Twain coined the term “Gilded Age” in this title. Historians then picked it up and it is used by almost all historians to describe that era. It was unusual that a single person who was not a historian, has so influenced historians.

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Mark Twain
Mark Twain
  • Born: November 30, 1835
  • Died: April 21, 1910
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Author

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".

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