Life on the Mississippi


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An invaluable companion to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Life on the Mississippi is Mark Twain's inimitable portrait of 'the great Father of Waters'. Part memoir, part travelogue, it expresses the full range of Twain's literary personality, and remains the most vivid, boisterous and provocative account of the cultural and societal history of the Mississippi Valley, from 'the golden age' of steamboating to the violence wrought by the Civil War. This new edition of Life on the ...

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Aug 8, 2013

great book

This is a great book by Mark Twain; the copy I received was in excellent, like-new condition. Another Alibris bargain!


Jan 25, 2013

Historical perspective

I enjoy era novels because the give a taste of how people lived during that time period. And reading Mark Twain is always a treat.

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