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

Author: Karen Lystra
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
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The last phase of Mark Twain's life is familiar: crippled by losses and tragedies, he sank into a deep depression. But, the author of this book asserts, it is wrong. Karen Lystra aims to recover  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lystra, Karen.
Dangerous intimacy.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003018999
(OCoLC)52948859
Named Person: Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Isabel Lyon; Mark Twain; Isabel Lyon; Isabel Lyon; Mark Twain
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Lystra
ISBN: 9780520940376 0520940377 1417508345 9781417508341 0520233239 9780520233232
OCLC Number: 55531932
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 342 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Karen Lystra.
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