Sunday, April 25, 2010

So what's changed?

The rest of the world regarded Americans as a mob of barbarians who happened to live on top of a mother lode of precious minerals, fertile land, inexhaustible woodlands and waterways galore ... but were as uncouth as they were rich ... and spoke in barbaric yawps... Faking West, Going East: NYT (Tom Wolfe)

The article is about Mark Twain who died just over 100 years ago, 21 April 1910.

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