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The Singular Mark Twain|Fred Kaplan
The Singular Mark Twain : The Singular Mark Twain: A Biography
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In this magisterial full-scale biography of America s greatest storyteller and satirist, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist Fred Kaplan refashions our image of Mark Twain and etches a vibrant portrait of a singular personality who created some of the most memorable literary characters of our culture. He coined the phrase the Gilded Age, spoke out vigorously against racism and imperialism, and in his multifaceted singularity as writer, businessman, polemicist, investor, inventor, and self-promoter became the most widely extolled and most dominant icon of American literature. As Kaplan writes, There has been no one like him since. "

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  • ISBN-13: 9781400095278
  • ISBN-10: 1400095271
  • Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
  • Publish Date: August 2005
  • Dimensions: 8.24 x 6.28 x 1.54 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.59 pounds
  • Page Count: 768

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