Life on the Mississippi

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Kessinger Publishing, Jun 1, 2004 - Fiction - 247 pages
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I should say so. I fancy we shan't run any of the river this trip as you've ever seen it run before--so to speak. If the river begins to rise again, we'll go up behind bars that you've always seen standing out of the river, high and dry like the roof of a house; we'll cut across low places that you've never noticed at all, right through the middle of bars that cover three hundred acres of river.

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I just completed “Life on the Mississippi” by Mark Twain. I did not understand the short story version. It rushed through all the scenes and did not go into detail. I understand it more clearly now ... Read full review

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Mark Twain, the inimitably funny, exuberant creator and describer of American characters and scenes, is also a serious documenter of American commercial history and cultural pressures. His alias comes ... Read full review

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Life on the Mississippi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain detailing his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War. ...
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Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain: Chapter 29
and that the dinner hour was to be anything rather than an hour of enjoyment.' Literature Network » Mark Twain » Life on the Mississippi » Chapter 29 ...
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Twain, Life on the Mississippi, Complete
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Life on the Mississippi - Mark Twain
Life on the Mississippi is an intensely personal account, as Twain was a steamboat pilot and knew the river, snags,sand-bars, channels and river life as ...
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Mark Twain--Life On The Mississippi
Life on the Mississippi. by Mark Twain. Converted to HTML by Alan Eliasen for the Mark Twain Library. Comments and questions to Alan Eliasen ...
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Life on the Mississippi (work by Twain) -- Britannica Online ...
account of pseudonym, discussed in biography, recollections of steamboat travel
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Cairn - Fluctuations in Life on the Mississippi
In the course of Life on the Mississippi, the evocation of the storied river drifts to the exploration of the undercurrents of the mind. ...
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Mark Twain on Southern language from Life on the Mississippi
... of coffee down the back of your neck, he says, "For lagniappe, sah," and gets you another cup without extra charge. from Life on the Mississippi, 1883 ...
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About the author (2004)

Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer for a time, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled in the West, writing humorous sketches for newspapers. In 1865, he wrote the short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, which was very well received. He then began a career as a humorous travel writer and lecturer, publishing The Innocents Abroad in 1869, Roughing It in 1872, and, co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner, Gilded Age in 1873. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Mississippi Writing: Life on the Mississippi (1883), and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884). He died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910.

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