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Dangerous intimacy : the untold story of Mark Twain's final years
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ISBN: 128327714X 9786613277145 0520940377 1597345717 Year: 2004 Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press,

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The last phase of Mark Twain's life is sadly familiar: Crippled by losses and tragedies, America's greatest humorist sank into a deep and bitter depression. It is also wrong. This book recovers Twain's final years as they really were-lived in the shadow of deception and prejudice, but also in the light of the author's unflagging energy and enthusiasm. Dangerous Intimacy relates the story of how, shortly after his wife's death in 1904, Twain basked in the attentions of Isabel Lyon, his flirtatious-and calculating-secretary. Lyon desperately wanted to marry her boss, who was a

Acting naturally : Mark Twain in the culture of performance
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ISBN: 0520086198 0585228469 Year: 1995 Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press,

Mark Twain et la parole noire
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ISBN: 276062370X 9791036502064 2760617998 Year: 2002 Volume: 37/3 Publisher: Presses de l’Université de Montréal

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