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Mark and Livy: The Love Story of Mark Twain and the Woman Who Almost Tamed Him

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Olivia Langdon Clemens was not only the love of Mark Twain's life and the mother of his children, she was also his editor, muse, critic and trusted advisor. She read his letters and speeches. He relied on her judgment on his writing, and readily admitted that she not only edited his work, but also edited his public persona. Until now, little has been known about Livy's cru ...more
Paperback, 334 pages
Published October 24th 2003 by Routledge (first published March 2000)
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Christiane
Mar 25, 2016 Christiane rated it really liked it
Even having read Mark Twain’s letters, biography and autobiography and knowing about most of the events mentioned in this book, I enjoyed it. It rounded off my picture of Clemens and gave me new insights into his relationship not only with Livy but also with his daughters.

For anyone really, really interested in Mark Twain the man I can highly recommend Resa Willis’ book.
Sandee Clemons
Nov 02, 2008 Sandee Clemons rated it it was amazing
This is about author Mark Twain and his wife. It is a great read for anyone that admires his writings.
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