The Second Coming of Mark Twain by Don A. Singletary
A Mark Twain Biographical Novel with sketches, wit, humor, quotes, and stories. Wonderful tales of Sam Clemens growing up, traveling the American West, and his family and friends. Plus see what a modern Twain might do and say! He's back! Fun trivia on the life of America's favorite author.
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-- Read about the amazing events that brought Twain to discover his own talents and place in the world - and how he found the love of his life.Follow along on his rise from boyhood to international fame. Share share the secret from 1874 that brings him to life again in the 21st century. This is all about the Mark Twain America loves - the prospector, inventor, speaker, and international celebrity. Enjoy the journey that takes a poor Missouri boy to International Fame and Fortune. The rough-spoken young man who fell in love with Oliva, a rich high-society daughter of a coal magnate. This is the real Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Learn how Twain took the risks that made him $225,000 on his first book!+ See how he and Helen Keller spent times together. Read his 70th Birthday speech, Discover his connections with Standard Oil. Read Twains controversial comments on hypocrisy and explore the keen insight uniquely Twainian. Discover the scientist in Twain; Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla were the friends and contemporaries of a very modern Twain. Mark Twain said, "The books of great geniuses are like fine wine. My books are like water; everybody likes water." "Mark Twain is the Abe Lincoln of American Literature" - Wm Dean Howells.