“Roughing It” is an 1872 travel book written by Mark Twain. The book is semi-autobiographical, chronicling Twain’s experiences travelling through the Wild West between 1861 and 1867. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835–1910), more commonly known under the pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, lecturer, publisher and entrepreneur most famous for his novels “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” (1876) and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” (1884). “Roughing It” offers an insightful glimpse into American frontier life that will not disappoint fans of Twain’s unique writing. Other notable works by this author include: “The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today” (1873) and “The Prince and the Pauper” (1881). Read & Co. Books is proudly republishing this fantastic novel now in a new edition complete with a specially-commissioned biography of the author.