Mark Twain and the Spiritual Crisis
of His Age by Harold K. Bush, Jr.
University of Alabama Press, 2007
(352 pages, $47.50, hardcover)
reviewed by Franklin Freeman
God “gives you a wife and children whom you adore, only that through the spectacle of the wanton shames and miseries which He will inflict upon them He may tear the palpitating heart out of your breast and slap you in the face with it.”
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Franklin Freeman is a freelance writer living in Saco, Maine, with his wife and four children.
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