Was Mark Twain a Con Man? | Curio

Was Mark Twain a Con Man?

4 mins | Jun 1, 2018

While it’s nearly impossible for celebrities today to maintain any sort of private life, it would appear that much can remain unknowable in even a well-chronicled life from almost two centuries ago. Matthew Wills, writing in JSTOR Daily, examines the very big possibility that Mark Twain pulled a prank on the radical abolitionist Boston Vigilance Committee in 1854.

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From JSTOR Daily