The Story of a Bad Boy (Google eBook)

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1911 - African Americans - 261 pages
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These boyhood adventures of a mischievous lad in nineteenth-century New England are based on the author's own experiences.

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Aldrich's semi-autobiographical story is memorable for its portrayal of a boy's life in pre-Civil War New England. The book's fictional Rivermouth is actually Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The writing is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jane Burkett - Goodreads

The autobiography that inspired Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer. But the real story is better. It's got adventure and excellent humor. Read full review

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