Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.
Justin Kaplan is also the author of Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award. He is general editor of Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is married to the novelist Anne Bernays. They have three daughters and six grandchildren, and live in Cambridge and Truro, Massachusetts.
When I first started reading this book I was confused. Shouldn’t a biography start at the beginning of a person’s life and work till there death or current date? Read morePublished 7 months ago by MKM
I bought the book primarily as a source for a research paper, but found it to be afascinating and an enjoyable read. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Barry R. Suttle
never finished-I like Whitman poetry but he lost my loyalty as a reader when I started to read this Biography! . Read morePublished 17 months ago by BDW
Kaplan's bio of Walt Whitman gave real insight into the intellectual, cultural and emotional roots of as an poet. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Eugene A. Melino
As stated above, the author drew a lot of Whitman and friends' letters and notes so it makes it a more personal portrait.Published on January 14, 2013 by Dana Yost