"This is more than a study of literary influence. Robert McParland has driven a core sample deep into the history of American culture, revealing the responses that Mark Twain evoked in readers of all social and ethnic backgrounds." - Jonathan Rose, Author of The Literary Churchill.
NEW BOOK: THE LAST ALCHEMIST - A NOVEL (Available December 2023)
Robert McParland's non-fiction books include Rock Music Icons and Singer-Songwriters of the 1970s: 150+ Profiles, Cultural Memory, Consciousness, and the Modernist Novel (all in 2022). The People We Meet in Stories: Literary Characters of the 1950s, published in 2020 is also available. Discover these books at your local library, at Rowman and Littlefield, or on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other online booksellers.
July 11, 2014