“The Loveliest Home That Ever Was”

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“The Loveliest Home That Ever Was”

$19.95

The Mark Twain House and Museum and Dover Publications are proud to present “The Loveliest Home that Ever Was”: The Story of the Mark Twain House in Hartford by Steve Courtney, foreword by Hal Holbrook. This 128 page paperback serves as the official guide to the beautiful Victorian mansion and the illustrious family that made it legendary. The book includes an extensive history of the house, biographical information about Samuel Clemens and his family, period photos, architectural drawings and floor plans, and a vast array of stunning new color photos of the house’s interior and exterior. Proceeds support museum programs and activities.
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