Due to a scheduling conflict, the author was unable to come to the show. We are selling the 1st edition copies; without the author’s signature.
Mark Zwonitzer’s The Statesman and the Storyteller examines the relationship between Mark Twain and John Hay.
The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism
By Mark Zwonitzer
Due to a scheduling conflict, the author was unable to come to the show.
We have 1st edition copies; without the author’s signature.
In a dual biography covering the last ten years of the lives of friends and contemporaries, writer Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain) and statesman John Hay (who served as secretary of state under presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt), The Statesman and the Storyteller not only provides an intimate look into the daily lives of these men but also creates an elucidating portrait of the United States on the verge of emerging as a world power.
And just as the narrative details the wisdom, and the occasional missteps, of two great men during a tumultuous...