Book Discussion on Grant and Twain

Mr. Perry discussed his book Grant and Twain: The Story of a Friendship That Changed America, published by Random House. The book… read more

Mr. Perry discussed his book Grant and Twain: The Story of a Friendship That Changed America, published by Random House. The book discusses the relationship between Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) and Ulysses S. Grant. Twain edited and published Grant’s memoirs. In the book, Mr. Perry conjectures that Grant may have served as a template for Twain’s most beloved character, Huckleberry Finn. close

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Book Discussion on Grant and Twain

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Booknotes
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 18, 2004
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2008

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  • Jul 18, 2004 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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