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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn *ILLUSTRATED* - (Formatted & Optimized for Nook)
     

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn *ILLUSTRATED* - (Formatted & Optimized for Nook)

by Mark Twain, Classic Century Works
 
This is the best version of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" that you'll find online. This version includes over 180 of the original illustrations. The book is unabridged, and includes everything found in the original text. The e-text was designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is fully indexed and includes multiple ways of

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This is the best version of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" that you'll find online. This version includes over 180 of the original illustrations. The book is unabridged, and includes everything found in the original text. The e-text was designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is fully indexed and includes multiple ways of navigating from chapter to chapter. Within seconds, you'll be able to read any part of the book that you want! It's been formatted for the Nook to allow you the best reading experience.
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a book by Mark Twain, first published in England in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Considered as one of the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written in the vernacular, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, a friend of Tom Sawyer and narrator of two other Twain novels (Tom Sawyer Abroad and Tom Sawyer, Detective).

The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River. Satirizing a Southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist about twenty years before the work was published, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an often scathing look at entrenched attitudes, particularly racism.

The work has been popular with readers since its publication and is taken as a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It has also been the continued object of study by serious literary critics. It was criticized upon release because of its coarse language and became even more controversial in the 20th century because of its perceived use of racial stereotypes and because of its frequent use of the racial slur "nigger", despite that the main protagonist, and the tenor of the book, is anti-racist.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014000123
Publisher:
Classic Century Works
Publication date:
02/24/2012
Series:
Popular Classics Adventure Stories Collection , #5
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
11 MB
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Meet the Author

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), best known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist noted for the novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (which has been called "The Great American Novel") and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, among many other books. Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, and he spent time as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before finding fame as a writer.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
November 30, 1835
Date of Death:
April 21, 1910
Place of Birth:
Florida, Missouri
Place of Death:
Redding, Connecticut

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