One of the greatest American authors, Mark Twain holds a special position not only as a distinctly American cultural icon but also as a preeminent portrayer of youth.
America is cat crazy, and Mark Twain may have been the American writer most crazy about cats.
Can you live your life by what The Twilight Zone has to teach you? Yes, and maybe you should. The proof is in this lighthearted collection of life lessons, ground rules, inspirational thoughts, and stirring reminders found in Rod Serling’s timeless fantasy series.
This illustrated collection of Mark Twain quotes presents the best of the curmudgeonly writer’s thoughts on diet, exercise, medicine, smoking, drinking, romance, parenting, old age, fashion, finances, politics, and religion.
Ohio is not the first state you associate with Mark Twain. It’s not the second, third, fourth, or fifth state you associate with him, given the claims made by Missouri, California, Nevada, New York and Connecticut. Still, Ohio does have many intriguing and important Twain connections.
The first biography of the vagabond and hard-boiled writer who rocked Hollywood during the Roaring Twenties. The son of an Irish ditch-digger, Jim Tully (1886-1947) left his hometown of St. Marys, Ohio, in 1901, spending most of his teenage years in the company of hoboes.
This broad-ranging companion brings together respected American and European critics and a number of up-and-coming scholars to provide an overview of Twain, his background, his writings, and his place in American literary history. It contains the chapter “Mark Twain on the Screen,” co-authored by R. Kent Rasmussen and Mark Dawidziak.
Edited by Mark Dawidziak and containing his essays and introductions about Richard Matheson, this acclaimed collection includes the writer’s screenplays for “Dracula” and “I Am Legend.”
Edited with an introduction by Jim Tully biographers Paul J. Bauer and Mark Dawidziak, this is a reprint of Tully’s 1924 autobiographical bestseller about his six years on the road as a youthful vagabond in early 20th century America.