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Dangerous Intimacy

The Untold Story of Mark Twain"s Final Years
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This book recovers Twain's final years as they really were—lived in the shadow of deception and prejudice, but also in the light of the author's unflagging energy and enthusiasm.

Dangerous Intimacy relates the story of how, shortly after his wife's death inTwain basked in the attentions of Isabel Lyon, his flirtatious—and calculating. The dangerous aspect is mystifying to me, maybe something to make it sell, which got me interested in what the book was about, but there is no "dangerous intimacy" that I could see.

He was blind to one womans manipulations, and that is a disgusting story in itself, disgusting in that Twain would not recognize it and put an end to her by: Her book is an extraordinary achievement."-Robert Middlekauff, author of Benjamin Franklin and His Enemies "Lystra provides fresh archival information on the last years of Jean Clemens, Mark Twain's youngest daughter."-Laura Skandera Trombley, author of Mark Twain in the Company of Women "Dangerous Intimacy painstakingly unravels the web of /5(8).

Directed by Richard Altomonte. With Bob Cudmore, Leer Leary. Dangerous Intimacy reveals how Mark Twain, after his wife's death, enjoyed the attentions of Isabel Lyon, his flirtatious and calculating secretary. With the help of Twain's assistant, Ralph Ashcroft, Lyon exiled Twain's daughter Jean, an epileptic, to a sanitarium and nearly succeeded in assuming complete control over Twain's /10(1).

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By Karen Lystra. University of California Press, Pp. xxi + Hardcover. $ ISBN Amazon sales commissions are donated to the Mark Twain Project, University of California, Berkeley, CA. Dangerous Intimacy reveals how the Mark Twain enjoyed the attentions of a flirtatious and calculating young secretary, Isabel Lyon, who desperately wanted to marry him.

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