T Mater Gravy Seven Days a Week and Twice on Sunday: My Cousin Marcus
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BeschreibungJacob Smith's classic novel is a mixture of fiction with non fiction. It is about a young man named Marcus Webster, who was born into absolute poverty. Was reading, writing his first book of diaries and doing intricate math problems at age three. By the age of nine, had graduated from a major university and become an absolute genius and millionaire Also read how and why this young boy genius became a father at age 9. His obsession of love for his 1st cousin Elizabeth as he describes in his diaries will leave one's imagination going full swing. This novel is a must for the reader of the impossible. One surely would especially enjoy reading one episode in the book which relates to young Marcus's grandpa Lucas. It involves a snuff spiting contest where bets were placed on a contestant who could spit on a quarter placed in a 6 inch circle from a base line fifteen feet away. It was an event held every year on the town's square in Manistee County. Alabama. It brings to mind the short story about Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." You will no doubt really enjoy this one of a kind novel. Did certain events really take place in the book as described by Jacob Smith? Was Hadrian the 1st century Roman Emperor really the father of young Marcus as depicted in the book. No doubt you will be fascinated with this fantastic novel.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2006
Seitenanzahl: 700 Seiten