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Nonfiction Book Review: Mark and Livy: The Love Story of Mark Twain and the Woman Who Almost Tamed Him by Resa Willis, Author Atheneum Books $25 (334p) ISBN 978

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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. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. When she died in 1904, Twain's zest for life and writing was gone. Until now, little has been known about Livy's crucial place in Twain's life. He relied on her judgment on his writing, and readily admitted that she not only edited his work, but also edited his public persona.

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Mark and Livy

mark and livy willis resa

She read his letters and speeches. In Resa Willis's affecting and fascinating biography, we meet a dignified, optimistic woman who married young, raised three sons and a daughter, endured myriad health problems and money woes and who faithfully traipsed all over the world with Twain - Africa, Europe, Asia-while battling his moodiness and her frailty. Jervis Langdon sometimes joked he would probably die if Livy ever left home, so certain was he of her fate. From Kirkus Reviews: Twain's domestic years 1870-1904 were not what he considered his best. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. A hard-drinking dreamer with an insatiable wanderlust, he needed someone to tame him.

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Nonfiction Book Review: Mark and Livy: The Love Story of Mark Twain and the Woman Who Almost Tamed Him by Resa Willis, Author Atheneum Books $25 (334p) ISBN 978

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Until now, little has been known about Livy's crucial place in Twain's life. Until now, little has been known about Livy's cruc 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. In Mark and Livy, Willis redresses this oversight, presenting fascinating insights into their courtship and marriage. She read his letters and speeches. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Clemens, especially the lecture tour around the world with all the bizarre escapades in Fiji, Tasmania, Africa, and India, lovingly related in Following the Equator, a Twain work that does not even appear in Willis's bibliography, with the voyage itself squeezed between Twain's carbuncles and daughter Susy's death. 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.

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Nonfiction Book Review: Mark and Livy: The Love Story of Mark Twain and the Woman Who Almost Tamed Him by Resa Willis, Author Atheneum Books $25 (334p) ISBN 978

mark and livy willis resa

Bookseller: , Washington, United States Near Fine. She attended many of his lectures and made constant suggestions regarding material to include in his platform speeches. Bookseller: , Connecticut, United States. She read his letters and speeches. A triumph of the biographer's art, Mark and Livy presents the fullest picture yet of one of the most influential women in American letters. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Until now, little has been known about Livy's crucial place in Twain's life.

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9780415947749: Mark and Livy

mark and livy willis resa

He relied upon her judgment as to what his readers would and wouldn't accept. She read his letters and speeches. A triumph of the biographer's art, Mark and Livy presents the fullest picture yet of one of the most influential women in American letters. She read his letters and speeches. She read and proposed changes on nearly everything he wrote.

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The Missouri Review » Mark and Livy

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In Resa Willis's affecting and fascinating biography, we meet a dignified, optimistic women who married young, raised three sons and a daughter, endured myriad health problems and money woes and who faithfully traipsed all over the world with Twain--Africa, Europe, Asia--while battling his moodiness and her frailty. Their affection for one another, claims Willis, saw them through the rise and fall of their financial fortunes, the death of their daughter and Livy's many illnesses. In Resa Willis's biography, we meet a dignified, optimistic woman who not only married young and raised a family under the constraints of her poor health and his money problems, but also faithfully traipsed all over the world with Twain in a partnership that spanned four decades, Mark and Livy is a triumph of the biographer's art, and essential to a full understanding of America's foremost writer. In Resa Willis's affecting and fascinating biography, we meet a dignified, optimistic women who married young, raised three sons and a daughter, endured myriad health problems and money woes and who faithfully traipsed all over the world with Twain--Africa, Europe, Asia--while battling his moodiness and her frailty. In Mark and Livy, Willis redresses this oversight, presenting fascinating insights to their courtship and marriage. He died six years later.

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Mark and Livy, The Missouri Review

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When she died in 1904, Twain's zest for life and writing was gone. Two eight-page photo inserts--not seen. Mark and Livy Mark and Livy Willis, Resa. Until now, little has been known about Livy's crucial place in Twain's life. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Her father, Journal The Missouri Review — University of Missouri Published: Oct 5, 1992.

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Mark and Livy

mark and livy willis resa

He died six years later. In Resa Willis's affecting and fascinating biography, we meet a dignified, optimistic women who married young, raised three sons and a daughter, endured myriad health problems and money woes and who faithfully traipsed all over the world with Twain—Africa, Europe, Asia—while battling his moodiness and her frailty. A hard-drinking dreamer with an insatiable wanderlust, he needed someone to tame him. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. A hard-drinking dreamer with an insatiable wanderlust, he needed someone to tame him.

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