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Krull, Kathleen.

Summary: A look at the experiences of Louisa May Alcott during the Civil War that led to the writing of Little Women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books for Young Readers 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ALC

Shelden, Michael.

Summary: Drawing heavily on Twain's own letters and journals, Shelden illuminates Mark Twain's twilight years in this account of the legendary author's life, recounting both Twain's private family experiences and his larger-than-life public image.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 TWAIN, MARK She

Pflueger, Lynda.

Summary: A biography of the American humorist and writer whose writing greatly reflected the events of his life, particularly his boyhood in Hannibal, Missouri.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB TWAIN PFL

Lystra, Karen.

Contents: 1. Mark Twain--and Sam's women -- 2. Heartbreak -- 3. Rearranging the household -- 4. Looking for love -- 5. A pact with the devil -- 6. Life in the sanitarium -- 7. Someone to love him and pet him -- 8. A viper to her bosom -- 9. Innocence at home -- 10. Stormfield -- 11. An American Lear -- 12. Illusions of love -- 13. Unraveling -- 14. The exile returns -- 15. Confrontation -- 16. A...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.409 TWA

Bond, Jenny.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 820.9 BON

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: A colorful portrait of the well known author.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2001

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818.409 WAR

Auster, Paul

Summary: Stephen Crane transformed American literature through an avalanche of original short stories, novellas, poems, journalism, and war reportage before his life was cut short by tuberculosis at age twenty-eight. Auster casts a dazzled eye on Crane's astonishing originality and productivity. He provides insight into Crane's creative processes, and shows how Crane's life experiences, in rebounding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CRANE, STEPHEN AUS

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B CRANE AUS

Labor, Earle

Summary: "The first authorized biography of a great American novelist"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LONDON, JACK LAB

Goldsmith, Howard.

Summary: A beginning biography of Mark Twain that relates the childhood incident which grew into one of his most famous books: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2003

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE GOL

Powers, Ron.

Summary: Mark Twain's works are a living national treasury, yet somehow, beneath the vast river of literature that he left behind, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, the man who became Mark Twain, has receded from view, leaving us with only faint and often trivialized remnants of his towering personality. Here, author Powers recreates the 19th century's vital landscapes and tumultuous events while restoring the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TWAIN, MARK POW

Cheever, Susan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 810.9 CHE

Summary: Part of the Naxos AudioBooks Essential series, this CD combines some of Poe's best-loved ghost stories, plus a selection of poetry including The Raven and an additional biography.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos Audio Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818.3 POE

Rau, Dana Meachen

Summary: Examines the life of the nineteenth-century author famous for the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin," which denounced slavery and intensified the disagreement between the North and South.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET STOWE

Shelden, Michael.

Summary: Mark Twain: Man in White brings the legendary author's twilight years vividly to life, offering surprising insights, including an intimate, tender look at his family life. Includes rare and never-published Twain photos, delightful anecdotes, and memorable quotes, including numerous recovered Twainisms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TWAIN, MARK SHE

Twain, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.409 Twain

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

Summary: "Library of America presents the fullest selection ever of visionary American writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman: two novels, forty-four brilliant short stories, nearly two-hundred poems, and both the published and manuscript versions of the landmark story "The yellow wall-paper." The short fiction presented here showcases Gilman's mastery of ghost stories, allegorical fantasy, and social realism...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 818.4 GIL

Twain, Mark

Summary: Mark Twain’s life—one of the richest and raciest America has known—is delightfully portrayed in this mosaic of words and more than 600 pictures that capture the career of one of America’s most colorful personalities. The words are Twain’s own, taken from his writings—not only the autobiography but also his letters, notebooks, newspaper reporting, sketches, travel pieces, and fiction. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Missouri Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TWAIN, MARK TWA

Cohen, Lisa

Summary: Chronicles the lives of New York intellectual Esther Murphy, celebrity ephemera collector Mercedes de Acosta, and British Vogue editor Madge Garland and their lifestyles, influence on fashion, and celebrity friendships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.72 COH

Ruth, Amy.

Summary: Discusses the life of the popular nineteenth-century author of "Little Women."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB ALCOTT RUT

Perry, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.409 PER

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Wisconsin Press 1991

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GILMAN, CHARLOTTER PERKINS GIL

Walsh, John Evangelist

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rutgers University Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.3 WAL

Edel, Leon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAMES, HENRY EDE

Showalter, Elaine

Summary: "Julia Howe (1819 -1910) was a beautiful, studious New York heiress and aspiring poet when she married Bostonian Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, a hero of the Greek war of independence against the Turks and an internationally acclaimed pioneer in the education of the blind. Their marriage united two exceptional people. Together the Howes knew many of the key figures of their era, from Charles Dickens...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HOWE, JULIA WARD SHO

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