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Mark Perry

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Mark Perry’s books include Conceived in Liberty, a main selection of the History Book Club. An award-winning writer, he has written on history, the Middle East conflict, and American foreign policy for numerous magazines and newspapers.

PRAISE FOR MARK PERRY:

“Mark Perry…has made their dual biography the basis for an ambitious book, a history of the North and South from before the war to the end of Reconstruction. That he succeeds so well is remarkable.”
- The New York Times Book Review

“A thoughtful, moving, and wonderfully readable account of two valiant men, the war that brought them together, and the ideologies that ultimately kept...

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Grant and Twain
The Story of an American Friendship
Written by Mark Perry


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $16.00

In the spring of 1884 Ulysses S. Grant heeded the advice of Mark Twain and finally agreed to write his memoirs. Little did Grant or Twain realize that this seemingly straightforward decision would profoundly alter not only both their lives but the course of American literature. Over the next fifteen months... Read more >
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Grant and Twain
The Story of a Friendship That Changed America
Written by Mark Perry


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 4, 2004
Price: $11.99

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