Ron Powers is the author of "Dangerous Water: A Biography of the Boy Who Became Mark Twain."
Choose between Real audio and MP3 formats, and listen to Powers read chapter 16 from "Dangerous Water."
In the chapter, Powers describes how Twain dealt with the
death of his younger brother Henry, after an accident on the
Mississippi River. There is also an introduction by Powers
describing his inspiration in writing the book.
Ron Powers introduction
Chapter 16: part 1
Chapter 16: part 2
Chapter 16: part 3
Chapter 16: part 4
Ron Powers grew up in Hannibal and is an award winning author. He has written books about Mark Twain and Hannibal. For more information about Powers, click here.