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Passing of Lawrence Berkove

I am sorry to send the news that noted Mark Twain scholar Lawrence Berkove died yesterday. Larry Berkove was a friend, model, and mentor for many in the Mark Twain world, as well as a former president of the Mark Twain Circle of America. Larry leaves behind a legacy of impeccable scholarship. Condolences can be sent to his wife:
Gail Berkove
17020 Margate
Southfield, MI 48076

This tribute to Larry Berkove from the Mark Twain Journal was written by Joseph Csiscila, Larry’s student, collaborator, and friend:


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