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Grant and Twain : the story of a friendship that changed America / Mark Perry

Catalog Data

Author:
Perry, Mark 1950-  Search this
Subject:
Grant, Ulysses S (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885 Friends and associates  Search this
Grant, Ulysses S (Ulysses Simpson) 1822-1885 Literary art  Search this
Twain, Mark 1835-1910 Friends and associates  Search this
Twain, Mark 1835-1910 Literary art  Search this
Physical description:
xxxiii, 294 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Case studies
Place:
United States
Date:
2004
19th century
Contents:
"He fights" -- Grant and Twain: a chronology -- 1. "A man with fire" -- 2. "A wounded lion" -- 3. "The small room at the head of the stairs" -- 4. "Turn him loose!" -- 5. "They have expelled Huck" -- 6. "He was just a man" -- 7. "The composition is entirely my own" -- 8. "The me in me" -- "Many a deep remorse."
Summary:
Explores the relationship between Mark Twain and Ulysses S. Grant and the influence each had on the other to complete their respective literary works--Grant's memoirs and Twain's novel on Huckleberry Finn.
Topic:
Presidents  Search this
Authors, American  Search this
Friendship  Search this
Race relations in literature  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_980238