In fact, he loved cigars and found smoking very relaxing. Other fun facts about the author: His real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens. His father died of pneumonia when he… Read More »Did You Know That Mark Twain Started Smoking When He Was 8 Years Old?
She began using morphine to ease the after-effects of typhoid fever contracted while working as a nurse during the Civil War. The illness was at the time treated with mercury,… Read More »Did you know that Louisa May Alcott was addicted to opium?
Little Miss Sure Shot tells the story of Annie Oakley, a famous American markswoman in the 1880s. It relates her life from her birth in Ohio in 1860 to her… Read More »Little Miss Sure Shot by Jeffrey Marshall