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Grant and Twain: The Story of a Friendship That Changed America



In the spring of 1884 Ulysses S. Grant heeded the advice of Mark Twain and finally agreed to write his memoirs. Little did Grant or Twain realize that this seemingly straightforward decision would profoundly alter not only both their lives but the course of American literature. Over the next fifteen months, as the two men became close friends and intimate collaborators, Grant raced against the spread of cancer to compose a triumphant account of his life and times—while Twain struggled to…

Grant And Twain

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015058867493
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An unusual biography that explores the relationship between Ulysses S. Grant and Samuel Clemens and assesses the literary influence that each had upon the other focuses on three in..


Grant And Twain

ISBN 10 : 9780812966138
ISBN 13 : 0812966139

Explores the relationship between Ulysses S. Grant and Samuel Clemens and assesses the literary influence that each had upon the other...


Grant And Twain

ISBN 10 : 1588363880
ISBN 13 : 9781588363886

In the spring of 1884 Ulysses S. Grant heeded the advice of Mark Twain and finally agreed to write his memoirs. Little did Grant or Twain realize that this seemingly straightforwar..


U S Grant

ISBN 10 : 0807898716
ISBN 13 : 9780807898710

At the time of his death, Ulysses S. Grant was the most famous person in America, considered by most citizens to be equal in stature to George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Yet t..


The Middle Ages

ISBN 10 : 9781612300924
ISBN 13 : 1612300928

Between the Fall of Rome and the Renaissance were the Middle Ages. Once seen as a thousand years of warfare, religious infighting, and cultural stagnation, they are now understood ..


The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

ISBN 10 : 9781467746052
ISBN 13 : 1467746053

Huckleberry Finn has just been adopted by the Widow Douglass and her sister, and both are committed to changing Huck's "uncivilized" ways. Clean clothes, good manners, and steady c..



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