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 Mississippi River 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 boyhood in 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 gave American literature it's voice: The extraordinary Mark Twain.