Hatching Ruin or Mark Twain's Road to Bankruptcy

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In Hatching Ruin, Charles H. Gold provides a complete description of Samuel L. Clemens's business relationships with Charles L. Webster and James W. Paige during the 1880s. Gold analyzes how these relationships affected Clemens as a person and an artist, most notably in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. The 1880s were a time when Samuel Clemens was more businessman than author. Clemens wanted to be rich. From an early age, he had dreamed of wealth. Suspicious of his previous publisher, Clemens started a ...

Hatching Ruin or Mark Twain's Road to Bankruptcy 2011, University of Missouri Press, Missouri

ISBN-13: 9780826219596

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