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Scott Holmes <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 18 Dec 2010 10:52:28 -0800
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Much as I was a fan of Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion", I'm a bit
disappointed in his appraisal of this volume.  I have to think that Mr
Keillor is a reader of the New Yorker and has taken his clues from
therein.  As Twain says, "...the latest review of a book was pretty much
to be just a reflection of the earliest review of it; ".

For myself, I enjoy what amounts to the character development (of Mark
Twain) afforded by the "stream of consciousness" approach and do not
expect the deliberate structure required of a novel or travelogue.

On Fri, 2010-12-17 at 12:11 -0800, Arianne wrote:
> Here's the link:
> Arianne Laidlaw
> On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 7:44 AM, Jerry Vorpahl <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > The front page of today's NY Times features a long and scathing review of the Mark Twain Autobiography by Garrison Keillor that's sure to annoy Twainophiles for some time come,