# 863 - 10¢ S. Clemens: plate block - Author

Better known by his pen name "Mark Twain", Clemens is famous for his biting wit and youthful adventure tales "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". Clemens is treasured for is rough around the edges persona and was hailed by Faulkner as "the father of American Literature". Scott 863 S. Clemens