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Powers also gives insight into the unique genius of Twain.
Although a lengthy book, it held my attention all the way through by sketching mark twain against the historical events unfolding as he lived each phase of his life.
I would think that anyone interested in writing, literature, and American history would enjoy Power's biography as thoroughly as I did.
This is a good book, but very hard to read and characters are hard to follow. I learned a lot about Mark Twain that I did not know. Read morePublished 2 days ago by donald pursley
Who could not enjoy following the life of one of the most beloved and irascible characters of the 19th and early 20th century's. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Kindle Customer
The author went into too many detais on some aspects, but did not succeed in really conveying who was Mark Twain as a person. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Emile
Endless, repetitive, goes on and on. Was hoping for a learning experience about a fascinating character in American history and was rewarded with tedium. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Dave Violette
It's interesting and I love biographies. This is a little 'slow' however. I did learn some things about Mark Twain I'd not known previously.Published 28 days ago by Rose N.
An interesting and enlightening biography. Covers the genius of Twain and also the dark and often times vengeful man behind that genius.Published 29 days ago by Tammy Cornachia