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Here is a well-researched book for all Twainiacs as well as those coming to the subject’s late years for the first time.Read Full Review of Mark Twain: Man in White: The... | See more reviews from Publishers Weekly
As Michael Shelden illustrates in his lively, star-struck and surprise-filled portrait of Twain the septuagenarian, this kind of behavior was carefully calculated. Twain made crucial, image-shaping decisions about how he would live his last years...Read Full Review of Mark Twain: Man in White: The... | See more reviews from NY Times
Mark Twain: Man In White is a moving, inspiring portrait of an American icon. Michael Shelden has harnessed the energy of the man in all his boyish charm, and weaved it among his words, page after delicious page.Read Full Review of Mark Twain: Man in White: The... | See more reviews from NY Journal of Books
Just as in Mr. Shelden’s previous book, “Graham Greene: The Enemy Within,” we are given a selective portrait of the protagonist that emphasizes only one dimension of the character.Read Full Review of Mark Twain: Man in White: The... | See more reviews from Washington Times
Shelden's research fleshes out the details of the latter to prove his point, examining, for example, his close friendships within his illustrious social set, his enchantment with the island of Bermuda, his lighthearted capers and correspondence with his Angelfish, and the pride he took in his honorary degree from Oxford.Read Full Review of Mark Twain: Man in White: The...
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