Yes, that message didn't belong on the Forum. I've exchanged a
few private note with folks speculating on whether Gregg's first
message was serious or not. I was delighted to see none other
than Howard Baetzhold himself respond. I wondered how carefully
Camfield had read the book but decided to leave it to someone
else to call him on it.
Kent has sicced a broadway playwright on me who needs some
Twain info. for a play he's thinking of doing. I scoffed until
I found out who the guy was. He's apparently very successfull.
I'll let you know more when I can--another one of those secret
Thanks for the preview of the book reviews by the way. I liked
the image you selected too--very appropriate.
Just got a copy of _Guitar Player_ with "Twain's guitar" in
it. Interesting but no mention of the provenance of the piece.
It is a handsome instrument and worthy of SLC. If he was
anything like Clapton it would have to be Clapton unplugged.