The Innocents Abroad: Or, the New Pilgrims' Progress

The Innocents Abroad: Or, the New Pilgrims' Progress

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The Innocents Abroad: Or, the New Pilgrims' Progress by Mark Twain

The Innocents Abroad is one of the most prominent and influential travel books ever written about Europe and the Holy Land. In it, the collision of the American “New Barbarians” and the European “Old World” provides much comic fodder for Mark Twain—and a remarkably perceptive lens on the human condition. Gleefully skewering the ethos of American tourism in Europe, Twain’s lively satire ultimately reveals just what it is that defines cultural identity. As Twain himself points out, “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” And Jane Jacobs observes in her Introduction, “If the reader is American, he may also find himself on a tour of his own psyche.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812967050
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/11/2003
Series: Modern Library Classics Series
Edition description: MODERN LIB
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 516,208
Product dimensions: 5.19(w) x 7.96(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

Jane Jacobs’s books include The Nature of Economies and The Death and Life of Great American Cities, both of which are available in Modern Library clothbound editions. She lives in Toronto.

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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The Innocents Abroad 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 20 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So much fun! A great read by an obviously entertaining & well-traveled author. Even if you think you've read it in the past I recommend you pick it up again!
val1009 More than 1 year ago
My favorite Mark Twain . .. Hilariously laugh out loud funny!
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This is an OCR'd book, with a scattering of typos and garbled sentences. Those are bearable, and it's almost amusing to figure out what's actually intended. BUT the book is INCOMPLETE - it just ends roughly half way through. Unacceptable.
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