The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Explosive Rise of American Imperialism, 1895-1905
Released! 05/10/2016
The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Explosive Rise of American Imperialism, 1895-1905
by Mark Zwonitzer
Hardcover

In the tradition of the bestselling historical works of David McCullough, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Stephen Ambrose, and Walter Isaacson, award-winning documentarian Mark Zwonitzer brings two extraordinary American figures--and friends--into the spotlight at a time when their country was taking center stage in the world.

John Hay, famous as Lincoln’s private secretary and later as secretary of state under presidents McKinley and Roosevelt, and Samuel Langhorne Clemens, fa... read more