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ISBN: 0140390502 / ISBN-13: 9780140390506

Life on the Mississippi

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An invaluable companion to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Life on the Mississippi is Mark Twain's inimitable ... Show synopsis

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  • Life on the Mississippi (Penguin Books) – Trade paperback (1985)
    by Mark Twain, James M Cox (Editor)

    Life on the Mississippi

    Trade paperback, Penguin Books
    1985
    English
    450 pages

    ISBN: 0140390502
    ISBN-13: 9780140390506

    This is Mark Twain's description of life on the Mississippi River, with observations and anecdotes about the culture and society along the river valley. It includes character sketches, historical facts, information and reminiscences of Twain's boyhood and experiences as a steam-boat pilot. Part travel book, part autobiography, and part social commentary, "Life on the Mississippi" is a memoir of the cub pilot's apprenticeship, a record of Twain's return to the river and to Hannibal as an adult, a meditation on the harsh ... Show more

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Reviews of Life on the Mississippi

Overall customer rating: 4.500
at271127

great book

by at271127 on Aug 8, 2013

This is a great book by Mark Twain; the copy I received was in excellent, like-new condition. Another Alibris bargain!

Kenneth R

Historical perspective

by Kenneth R on Jan 25, 2013

I enjoy era novels because the give a taste of how people lived during that time period. And reading Mark Twain is always a treat.

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