The Chicago of Europe: And Other Tales of Foreign Travel : Travel yarns that only America's best-loved author could spin. With a sharp eye and an even sharper wit, Twain is the quintessential tour guide to 19th-century America. Dispatches showcasing his caustic, gimlet-eyed humor will take readers on a trot around the globe, from Hawaii to the Holy Land to Berlin. The delicious assemblage of 68 tales features Twain's trademark style - a combination of breezy insouciance and droll barbarism - at its very best.
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