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Channeling Mark Twain

Carol Muske-Dukes

Channeling Mark Twain

a novel

by Carol Muske-Dukes

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Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nineteen seventies -- Fiction.,
  • Women prisoners -- Fiction.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.,
  • Rikers Island (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarol Muske-Dukes.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.U837 C47 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination281 p. :
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22529413M
    ISBN 109780812967494
    LC Control Number2008277114
    OCLC/WorldCa252923911


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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, – April 21, ), known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and williamblack.club was lauded as the "greatest humorist this country has produced", and William Faulkner called him "the father of American literature".

His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer () and its sequel, the Adventures of Children: 4 including Susy, Clara and Jean. Perhaps the US’s most famous author, Mark Twain is known in history for his whimsical tales that reveal the heart of middle America.

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Written with her trademark captivating language and emotional intuition, Channeling Mark Twain is Muske-Dukes's most powerful work to date. Jul 05,  · Carol Muske-Dukes has written three novels and seven collections of poetry, been a National Book Award finalist and received a Guggenheim fellowship.

Her latest novel is. Advance Praise For CHANNELING MARK TWAIN "Effortlessly, the narrator's story here becomes one with the stories of the women in prison.

Rarely do we encounter a perspective clear as glass through which the characters look back at the narrator without mirror. This book provides some thrilling reading and fine satire and could be judged someday as Oates' epic masterpiece, but as Twaints go, it just ain't.

(For the definition of 'Twaint' the reader is referred to the Mark Twain Forum review of Bill Macnaughton's Mark Twain's Civil War which appeared on the Mark Twain Forum March 4, ).

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Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Oct 01,  · The newest story from Mark Twain. Share; Instead of just channeling him, Stead turned him into a character in the story.

they've crafted a page book that's ruffled some Twain purists. Oct 17,  · Harry L. Katz's book, Mark Twain's America, gives a fascinating inside glimpse into the writer using rare illustrations, vintage photographs, maps, and more.

Katz picked 10. Feb 01,  · If you own a copy of this famous Mark Twain book with a typo, you could be sitting on $, Share. Emily Rella, williamblack.club Feb 1st williamblack.club: Emily Rella. Sep 07,  · The Complicated Backstory to a New Children’s Book by Mark Twain. By Mythili G.

Ra o. September 7, Mark Twain left behind notes for a children’s story, soon to be published. Mark Twain Biography - Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, - April 21, ), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was a famous and popular American humorist, novelist, writer and lecturer.

- Mark Twain Biography and List of Works - Mark Twain Books. Mark Twain was the pen name of American author Samuel Langhorne Clemens (). He is best known for his Tom Sawyer & Huck Finn books among many other great novels.

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His grandmother wasn't keen. Carol Muske-Dukes (born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States) is an American poet, novelist, essayist, critic, and professor, and the former poet laureate of California (–).

Her most recent book of poetry, Sparrow (Random House, ), chronicling the love and loss of Muske-Dukes’ late husband, actor David Dukes, was a National Book Award williamblack.club mater: Creighton University;, San Francisco.

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Channeling Mark Twain: A Novel. New York: Random House, Apparently, the second printing. 8 1/4" x 5 1/2", (xii),(3)pp.; boards, dust jacket (slightest wear to latter). Inscribed, signed ("Carol") and dated () by the authoress on the second (blank) recto; signed in full on the williamblack.club Rating: % positive.

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Through Mark Twain Revisited, Twain’s unique humor and timeless wisdom are brought to life. Mar 18,  · In this new book, he picks up Twain’s life when, at the age of 31, the young journalist arrives in New York City in and signs up for what would we now call a pre-packaged luxury cruise.This was Mark Twain's favorite of his books.

It's a fictional transcript from Joan of Arc's personal secretary that Twain claims to have "found." Twain believed it was the best book he ever wrote, an opinion that critics have tended not to share. Perhaps his reasons for liking the story were more personal—he based the character of Joan on his.