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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 27.95
Olivia Langdon Clemens was not only the love of Mark Twain's life and the mother of his children, she was also his editor, muse, critic and trusted advisor. She read his letters and speeches. He relied on her judgment on his writing, and readily admitted that she not only edited his work, but also edited his public persona.Until now, little has been... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 27.50
A voracious pack-rat, Mark Twain hoarded his readers' letters as did few of his contemporaries. Dear Mark Twain collects 200 of these letters written by a diverse cross-section of correspondents from around the world?children, farmers, schoolteachers, businessmen, preachers, railroad clerks, inmates of mental institutions, con artists, and even a... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 5.82
On July 14, 1895, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, fifty-nine years old and deeply in debt, boarded a night train to Cleveland, launching a performance tour designed to alleviate his financial woes, and, more importantly, resuscitate his alter ego, Mark Twain. The journey took him to Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, India, and South Africa, and led to the resurrection... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 26.95
The year 2010 marked the 100th anniversary of Mark Twain?s death. In celebration of this important milestone and in honor of the cherished tradition of publishing Mark Twain?s works, UC Press published Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1, the first of a projected three-volume edition of the complete, uncensored autobiography. The book became an... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
From a National Book Critics Circle Award winner, a brilliantly conceived and illuminating reconsideration of a key period in the life of Ernest Hemingway that will forever change the way he is perceived and understood. Focusing on the years 1934 to 1961?from Hemingway?s pinnacle as the reigning monarch of American letters until his suicide?Paul Hendrickson... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 30.00
One of American literature's classic coming-of-age tales, this novel chronicles the eponymous hero's often-mischievous adventures. Drawn from Mark Twain's own experiences and the lives of the boys he grew up among, Tom Sawyer is a hybrid creation who, according to his creator, "belongs to the composite order of architecture."... more...
- Trinity University Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Reverential, celebratory, antagonistic, and even erotic, this remarkable collection of essays interprets the Psalms as a collection of poetry. Written by 14 acclaimed poets, the essays approach the Psalms from a personal, often autobiographical perspective, demonstrating how relevant they remain for today?s readers. Alicia Ostriker examines the Psalms?... more...
- Findhorn Press 2011; US$ 6.99
Before Tara meets Ash-ting, an adorable gray kitten, her life at both home and school is dreadful; she doesn?t know how to make friends or how to talk to her dad about things that are bothering her. But soon Ash-ting enters her life and turns everything around, for Ash-ting is more than just a handsome pet?she can talk! She helps Tara navigate social... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 21.95
This is the only authoritative text of this late novel. It reproduces the manuscript which Mark Twain wrote last, and the only one he finished or called the "The Mysterious Stranger." Albert Bigelow Paine's edition of the same name has been shown to be a textual fraud. more...