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Dangerous intimacy : the untold story of Mark Twain's final years

Autor: Karen Lystra
Editorial: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Biografía : Publicación gubernamental estatal o provincial   Archivo de computadora : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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"Dangerous Intimacy tells the story of how, shortly after his wife's death in 1904, Twain enjoyed the attentions of Isabel Lyon, his flirtatious - and calculating - secretary. Lyon desperately wanted to marry her boss, who was almost thirty years her senior. She manipulated the household into exiling Jean, Twain's youngest daughter and an epileptic, to a sanitarium. With the help of Twain's assistant, Ralph  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biographie 1904-1910
Electronic books
Biographies
Persona designada: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Isabel Lyon; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Isabel Lyon; Isabel Lyon; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Isabel Lyon; Mark Twain; Lyon, Isabel <1863-1958>; Twain, Mark <1835-1910> - Dernières années.; Twain, Mark <1835-1910> - Et les femmes.; Twain, Mark <1835-1910> - Et les secrétaires particuliers.; Twain, Mark <1835-1910> - Finances personnelles.; Isabel Lyon; Mark Twain
Tipo de material: Biografía, Publicación gubernamental, Publicación gubernamental estatal o provincial, Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Archivo de computadora, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Karen Lystra
ISBN: 0520233239 9780520233232 9780520250000 0520250001
Número OCLC: 52948859
Descripción: xxi, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenido: 1. Mark Twain--Sam's women --
2. Heartbreak --
3. Rearranging the household --
4. Looking for love --
5. A pact with the devil --
6. Life in the sanitarium --
7. Someone to love him and pet him --
8. A viper to her bosom --
9. Innocence at home --
10. Stormfield --
11. An American Lear --
12. Illusions of love --
13. Unraveling --
14. The exile returns --
15. Confrontation --
16. A formidable adversary --
17. False exoneration --
18. The funniest joke in the world --
19. Melting marble with ice --
20. The end of my autobiography --
How little one may tell.
Otros títulos: Untold story of Mark Twain's final years
Responsabilidad: Karen Lystra.
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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.  Leer más

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