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Mark Twain comes to life in this book! After reading it, I feel like I know the Twain the man. Powers explores his genius and his humanity. Read morePublished 1 month ago by lyndarsp
Poorly edited! Some details repeated and are obvious mistakes, sentences without a clear subject, paragraphs that introduce subjects midway, arcane vocabulary... Read morePublished 7 months ago by The Clambodian
Full of little known facts about Mark Twain. A little bit of a long read, but interesting.Published 11 months ago by ed
One of the finest Twain biographies I've ever read. Powers presents a balanced account of a complex man. Clemens was at once a showman and deeply personal. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Matthew Kelley
I found this to be verbose. The continual references to obscure letter communication, punctuated by platitudinous narrative made this hard work. Too much detail for my tastes.Published 11 months ago by George Bray
Not only has Ron Powers depiction captured "the real Samuel Clemons aka. "Mark Twain" but also, the essence of those turbulent and exhilarating times that he lived in... Read morePublished 12 months ago by brian r mahany