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…
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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..
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General Grant's personal memoirs are a must read for all Civil War buffs and those even remotely interested in history. This book, which includes both Volume I and II, articulately..
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Exuberantly written, highly informative, Jensen's Stories That Changed America examines the work of twenty-one investigative writers, and how their efforts forever changed our coun..
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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 ..
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The First Lady's account of experiences during her husband's military and political careers..
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After having come into a considerable sum of money Huck Finn and his friend Tom Sawyer are bound on causing all kinds of trouble when Huck's alcoholic father comes to town and kidn..
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