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By Peter Krass

Whereas the complete global understands Mark Twain because the popular writer of many vintage American novels, few individuals are acutely aware that he was once additionally a hugely winning businessman. actually, greater than half his lifestyles used to be fed on by means of beneficial goals, which frequently ended in writing initiatives being neglected--but while, those adventures have been the muse at the back of the various characters present in his books.

In lack of knowledge, self assurance, and wealthy associates, Peter Krass captures a little-known part of this American icon and information the curler coaster experience of his company ventures in a dramatic, wonderful, and informative narrative variety. From Twain's time because the founding father of his personal publishing house--where he made a small fortune publishing basic Ulysses S. Grant's memoirs--to his foray into enterprise capitalism and funding in different start-up businesses, to his concentrate on his personal innovations, this attractive booklet unearths the Mark Twain that few people understand: the no-nonsense, profitable American businessman.

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