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Mark Twain"s other woman

Laura E. Skandera-Trombley

Mark Twain"s other woman

the hidden story of his final years

by Laura E. Skandera-Trombley

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Last years,
  • Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Relations with private secretaries,
  • Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910 -- Relations with women,
  • Lyon, Isabel, -- 1863-1958,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Private secretaries -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLaura E. Skandera Trombley.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1332 .S53 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23954310M
    ISBN 109780307273444
    LC Control Number2009048367
    OCLC/WorldCa419798156


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(), Lyon served as Twain's secretary and companion from until she was fired six years later. Gossip had it that Lyon sought to be the second Mrs by: 3. “Researched to a ‘T,’ Mark Twain's Other Woman: The Hidden Story of His Final Years tells a story of dysfunction, deceit and duplicity the likes of which we associate not with Mark Twain—but with the pages of Henry James.” — Brenda Wineapple, author of White Heat and Hawthorne, winner of the Pushcart Prize/5(18).

Twain's complexity is manifest in Dr. Laura Skandera Trombley's book "Mark Twain's Other Woman" The woman in question is Isabel Van Kleek Lyon. (), Lyon served as Twain's secretary and companion from until she was fired six years later.

Gossip had it that Lyon sought to be the second Mrs Twain/5(18). Now, in Mark Twain’s Other Woman, after sixteen years of research, uncovering never-before-read papers and personal letters, Trombley tells the full story through Isabel Lyon’s meticulous daily journals, the only detailed record of Twain’s last years that exists, journals overlooked by Twain’s previous biographers/5.

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