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

著者: Karen Lystra
出版商: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
版本/格式:   Print book : 传记 : 州政府或者省政府刊物   计算机文档 : 英语查看所有的版本和格式
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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  再读一些...
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类型/形式: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biographie 1904-1910
Electronic books
Biographies
提及的人: 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
材料类型: 传记, 政府刊物, 州政府或者省政府刊物, 互联网资源
文件类型: 书, 计算机文档, 互联网资源
所有的著者/提供者: Karen Lystra
ISBN: 0520233239 9780520233232 9780520250000 0520250001
OCLC号码: 52948859
描述: xxi, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
内容: 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.
其他题名: Untold story of Mark Twain's final years
责任: 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.  再读一些...

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