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Roughing It

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

Mark Twain comedy at its best

I have read this book 3 times over the years. The first time it literally had me laughing out loud as I read it on my lunch hours in the company bresk room. It is a hilarious tale of Twains travel adventure by stage coach from the Mississippi to Californias gold fields ...
I have read this book 3 times over the years. The first time it literally had me laughing out loud as I read it on my lunch hours in the company bresk room. It is a hilarious tale of Twains travel adventure by stage coach from the Mississippi to Californias gold fields with a unique historical perspective of the California gold rush that you wont find any where else. Much more entertaining than his other "travel" books.

posted by jchas on February 3, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Endless

After reading the first eight chapters of this book I saw it going nowhere--I was right. To say the least, the book was boring. The thorough descriptions of each character and object in this book made reading it monotonous. This book was no more than a young boy's journ...
After reading the first eight chapters of this book I saw it going nowhere--I was right. To say the least, the book was boring. The thorough descriptions of each character and object in this book made reading it monotonous. This book was no more than a young boy's journal that had no purpose or moral. Honestly, I don't understand why it got published.

posted by Anonymous on December 13, 2007

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2009

    Roughing It

    Mark Twain is always great. For those who want a trip back into our past, Roughing It is fun.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2012

    Fun read

    As someone who has travelled the areas Twain describes, I can truly appreciate his perspective. Hope its not lost on those that haven't witnessed it first hand.

    A bit wordy in some areas, but a great book nonetheless.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2010

    Fun Book

    Entertaining autobiographical book

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2013

    Educational, historical,  and hilarious.  Join Mark Twain on his

    Educational, historical,  and hilarious.  Join Mark Twain on his journey across 19th century America.  It makes history fun.



    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2013

    Doda

    Good book))

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