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THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY, TO PRESENT NEW MARK TWAIN EXHIBITION IN CELEBRATION OF THE 175TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF THE LEGENDARY AUTHOR

SHOW COMBINES RARE ITEMS FROM THE MORGAN'S COLLECTION OF TWAIN MATERIAL AND FROM THE HOLDINGS OF THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

Mark Twain: A Skeptic's Progress Opens at the Morgan on September 17, 2010;
Examines Twain's Response to a Rapidly Modernizing America


**Press Preview: Thursday, September 16, 10 a.m. until noon**
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New York, NY, June 23, 2010—The Morgan Library & Museum and The New York Public Library—which hold two of the world's great collections of manuscripts, rare books, letters, and other items related to the life of Mark Twain (1835–1910)— present a major exhibition at the Morgan exploring a central, recurring theme throughout the iconic author's body of work: his uneasy, often critical, attitude towards a rapidly modernizing America.

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