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Joseph Hopkins Twichell : the life and times of Mark Twain's closest friend

Author: Steve Courtney
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2010, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Bewilderment often follows when one learns that Mark Twain's best friend was a minister. That Joseph Hopkins Twichell was also a New Englander with Puritan roots only entrenches the ""odd couple""  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Joseph Hopkins Twichell; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Joseph Hopkins Twichell; Joseph Hopkins Twichell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Courtney
ISBN: 9780820336176 0820336173 0820330566 9780820330563
OCLC Number: 761093823
Awards: Winner of Connecticut Book Awards (Biography/Memoir) 2009
Description: xix, 331 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface: A man on the cusp of the modern --
Acknowledgments --
The crocodiles --
Eternity in the wind --
The soul streaming into the eyes and ears --
The old brick row --
The tall student --
City of dreams and shadows --
The sword of the Lord and Gideon --
A matter of feud --
Which is the dream? --
The heaped-up grave --
An arrow through me --
The wild humorist of the Pacific Slope --
Keene Flats --
The work to my very door --
Peru --
Problems of belief --
Sickles's counterrevolution --
Tramping --
Runaway horses --
He made me feel ridiculous --
Harmony and family --
The coming man and the uses of history --
The doctrine of total depravity --
Unsent letters.
Responsibility: Steve Courtney.

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