Boston, MA, June 03, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Mark Twain’s life was as exciting and vivid as his books. From riverboat pilot to travel correspondent to bestselling author of novels, such as Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and A Connecticut Yankee in King’s Arthur’s Court, his biography bursts with wit and color. Here, in this beautifully designed book, is his amazing story.
About The Author
After a successful career as an investigative journalist, Willard Sterne Randall pursued advanced studies in history at Princeton University. Biographer of Benjamin and William Franklin, of Benedict Arnold, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Ethan Allen, he has taught American history at John Cabot University in Rome and at the University of Vermont and Champlain College, where he was a professor. He is a contributing editor to MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History and American Heritage.
Nancy Nahra, award-winning poet, has published numerous articles in scholarly journals in history and the humanities both in the United States and England. With Willard Sterne Randall, she has co-authored four volumes of history and biography. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colby College in Maine, she holds an M.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Princeton. She has studied and been a tutor at the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris. She has taught literature and language courses in French and in English literature, as well as Latin classics in translation at the University of Vermont and later at John Cabot University in Rome, where she holds a permanent appointment as visiting professor of humanities after being poet in residence there. Most recently at Champlain College in Vermont, she was professor of humanities.
About New Word City
New Word City llc is a leader in the emerging field of digital publishing, specializing in and pioneering short-form books on a variety of topics, such as biographies, business, fiction, food, history, sports, and travel. Its books- which now number in excess of 300 - appear regularly on a variety of bestseller lists. Its titles are also featured each week on the Starbucks Digital Network.