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Life on the Mississippi (original 1883; edition 2013)
by Mark Twain (Author)
Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (1883)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451528174, Mass Market Paperback)A stirring account of America's vanished past...
The book that earned Mark Twain his first recognition as a serious writer...
Discover the magic of life on the Mississippi.
At once a romantic history of a mighty river, an autobiographical account of Mark Twain's early steamboat days, and a storehouse of humorous anecdotes and sketches, Life on the Mississippi is the raw material from which Twain wrote his finest novel-The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
"The Lincoln of our literature." (William Dean Howells)
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:12:21 -0400)
At once a romantic history of the mighty Mississippi River, an autobiographical account of Twain's early steamboat days, and a storehouse of anecdotes and sketches, this stirring account of America's vanished past is the raw material from which Twain wrote his finest novel--"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". A new introduction is provided by Twain biographer, Justin Kaplan.
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An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
An edition of this book was published by Library of America Paperback Classics.
An edition of this book was published by Tantor Media.
An edition of this book was published by Recorded Books.