Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain's Final Years


"Lystra gives her readers a sense of being participants in Twain's relationships with these interesting people, so sensitive is her reconstruction of their lives. 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"