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Jerry Vorpahl <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:37:39 -0800
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Perhaps if we have a copy we could turn it in for a corrected version.


On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 2:11 PM, Osterberg, Gayle <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> The Library of Congress gratefully acknowledges the work of Kevin Mac
> Donne=
> ll and members of the Mark Twain Forum in identifying extensive problems
> in=
>  the publication =93Mark Twain=92s America.=94 Since the time this was
> brou=
> ght to our attention, the Library has been conducting a thorough review of
> =
> the book, as well as a review of our publishing processes.
> The Library has determined and deeply regrets that its regular and
> rigorous=
>  review protocols were not followed in the editing of this publication. We
> =
> are identifying where and how these processes broke down in this instance
> a=
> nd implementing measures to ensure an egregious lapse of this nature does
> n=
> ot occur again.
> We are working with the co-publisher to determine any and all potential
> ave=
> nues for rectifying this situation and will let the Mark Twain Forum know
> o=
> f the outcome.
> The Library of Congress takes this situation very seriously.  Again, we
> are=
>  grateful to this forum and its expertise for bringing this to our
> attentio=
> n.
> Posted by Gayle Osterberg, Director of Communications
> On behalf of The Library of Congress