Life on the Mississippi
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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Review: Life on the MississippiUser Review - John Valesano - Goodreads
The first half of the book is an enjoyable autobiographical sketch of Mark Twains early life in traing to become a river boat pilot. It relates the peak of the steamboat commerce on the Mississippi ... Read full review
Review: Life on the MississippiUser Review - Karen Chung - Goodreads
This is my favorite Twain work so far. I find with Twain that the more he is telling the truth, the more I like a work. I'm just not as crazy about his outlandish fictional concoctions. This book has ... Read full review