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Tom Sawyer Abroad; Tom Sawyer, Detective (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): and Other Stories
     

Tom Sawyer Abroad; Tom Sawyer, Detective (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): and Other Stories

by Mark Twain
 

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Mark Twain loved to place American characters—forthright, ingenious, but sometimes naive—in exotic locales, just to see what madcap results might ensue. In this sequel to Tom Sawyer, Tom and his pals Huck Finn and Jim travel via balloon to Africa, where they run up against robbers, lions, and some particularly fearsome fleas.


Overview

Mark Twain loved to place American characters—forthright, ingenious, but sometimes naive—in exotic locales, just to see what madcap results might ensue. In this sequel to Tom Sawyer, Tom and his pals Huck Finn and Jim travel via balloon to Africa, where they run up against robbers, lions, and some particularly fearsome fleas.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411435209
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
521
File size:
639 KB

Meet the Author

Mark Twain (1835–1910), born Samuel Clemens, is said to be America’s greatest humorist. William Faulkner called him the father of American literature. Ernest Hemmingway added, “all modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain.” He was referring to Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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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