Life on the Mississippi
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Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain
Book DescriptionThis 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 vagaries of nature, and a study of the varied and sometimes violent activities engaged in by those who live on the river's shores.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140390506
(199mm x 133mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Apr-1985
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mark Twain
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Originally published: Minneapolis: Stone Arch Books, 2007.
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Author Biography - Mark Twain
Born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in 1835, Mark Twain spent his youth in Hannibal, Missouri, which forms the setting for his two greatest works, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Trying his hand at printing, typesetting and then gold-mining, the former steam-boat pilot eventually found his calling in journalism and travel writing. Dubbed 'the father of American literature' by William Faulkner, Twain died in 1910 after a colourful life of travelling, bankruptcy and great literary success.
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