David Lemon, Sculptor - Master of Bronze


Mark Twain

     
Mark Twain
Huckleberry Finn Chapter one Starts out with; "YOU don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly. There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth. That is nothing. I never seen anybody but lied one time or another,........"

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Nov. 30, 1835 - April 21, 1910) better known by the pen name, Mark Twain, was an American humanist, humorist, satirist, lecturer, and writer.  Twain is most noted for his novels "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn".  which has since been called the Great American Novel, and "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer". He is also known for his quotations. During his lifetime, Twain became a friend to presidents, artists, leading industrialists and European royalty. American author William Faulkner called Twain "The father of American Literature."

On the square base of the bronze is a relief showing a scene from Huckleberry Finn and the whitewashed fence. Huck can be seen sitting on a barrel eating a apple.od text This is a place for good text

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