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Laura Skandera Trombley
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Laura Skandera Trombley was raised in Southern California and attended Pepperdine University, where she earned her BA and MA summa cum laude, and the University of Southern California, where she earned a PhD in English and was a Lester and Irene Finkelstein Fellow. She is the president of Pitzer College in Claremont, California, and the author of three books about Mark Twain and dozens of articles. She lives in the Pitzer president’s home with her son, Sparkey.

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Mark Twain's Other Woman
The Hidden Story of His Final Years
Written by Laura Skandera Trombley


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.95

Laura Skandera Trombley, the preeminent Twain scholar at work today, reveals the never-before-read letters and daily journals of Isabel Lyon, Mark Twain’s last personal secretary.

For six years, Isabel Lyon was responsible for running the aging Man in White’s chaotic household, nursing him through several illnesses and serving as his adoring... Read more >
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Mark Twain's Other Woman

Written by Laura Skandera Trombley


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 16, 2010
Price: $13.99

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