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By Martin Naparsteck,Michele Cardulla

this can be the 1st book-length biography of Olivia Langdon Clemens, Mark Twain’s spouse. Livy used to be an clever, well-educated lady of Victorian values and sensibilities who lived a charmed and tragic life.
Raised within the wealthiest kin in Elmira, big apple, she married the fellow destined to develop into the simplest recognized American on the planet. She befriended the literary elite of the United States and Europe, traveled the globe, dined with royalty.
but her lifestyles used to be full of tragedy. Her son was once born in advance and died at 19 months. Her oldest daughter died of spinal meningitis at 24. Her youngest daughter was once an epileptic. Her husband’s undesirable investments drove the relations into chapter 11. Her frail health and wellbeing stored her bedridden for years at a time. but via all this, she and her husband shared a family members lifestyles full of love and tenderness.

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