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Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain A Biography by Justin Kaplan

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Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Twain, Mark,,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Journalists,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Authors, American,
  • United States,
  • 1835-1910,
  • 19th century,
  • Humorists, American

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7664138M
ISBN 100671748076
ISBN 109780671748074

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Apr 01,  · The book begins as the thirty-one-year-old Mark Twain, carrying bottled within himself the experience of his boyhood in Hannibal and his coming-of-age on the Mississippi and on Nevada's silver-rush frontier, quits San Francisco and the old elemental America of the open spaces. Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain brilliantly conveys this towering Pages: Mark Twain, the American comic genius who portrayed, named, and in part exemplified America's "Gilded Age," comes alive -- a presence felt, an artist understood -- in Justin Kaplan's extraordinary biography. With brilliant immediacy, Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain brings to life a towering literary figure whose dual persona symbolized the emerging American conflict between down-to-earth morality 3/5(3). Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain: A Biography and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at vanbuskirkphotos.com Free download or read online Roughing It pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Mark Twain. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this biography, classics story are Samuel "Mark Twain" Clemens, Mr. Higbie. The book has been /5.

About the Author. Justin Kaplan is the author of Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, which was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, and of Walt Whitman: A Life, which won the American Book Award. He is a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife, novelist Anne Bernays.4/5(). Jan 20,  · A Rediscovered Mark Twain Fairy Tale Is Coming Soon tale must have stuck with Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, because he decided to . Justin Kaplan is the author of Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, which was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, and of Walt Whitman: A Life, which won the American Book Award. He is a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain brilliantly conveys this towering literary figure who was himself a symbol of the peculiarly American conflict between moral scrutiny and the drive to succeed. Mr. Clemens lived the Gilded Life that Mark Twain despised.