Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Simon and Schuster, May 1, 2004 - Fiction - 480 pages
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn follows Tom Sawyer’s best friend on his wildly entertaining exploits with runaway slave, Jim, recounted in vernacular English and vibrant descriptions of life along the Mississippi River. Set in a Southern antebellum society, which had ceased to exist at the time of its publication, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is often regarded as a scathing satire on the institution of racism and the attitudes that supported it. However, it is also a playful story about the joys and evils of childhood as well as the limitless possibilities it allows.

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This is one of the great American novels. A trail brazer in the world of American literature, it was a brave attempt that broke many of the literary rules of its time. It's told in first-person ... Read full review

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"Huck is Adam early in the morning, a fresh start in the Evening Land that is the United States." - Harold Bloom "But by-and-by it got sort of lonesome, and so I went out and set on the bank and ... Read full review

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Contents

Our Gangs Dark Oath
8
1ii We Ambuscade the Arabs
16
1v The Hairball Oracle
22
Pap Struggles with the Death Angel
33
The House of Death Floats By
66
What Comes of Handlin Snakeskin
72
Theyre After Us
77
Better Let Blame Well Alone
87
All Full of Tears and Flapdoodle
236
Steal the Kings Plunder
246
Dead Peter Has His Gold
257
Overreaching Dont Pay
266
Light Out in the Storm
279
The Gold Saves the Thieves
292
You Cant Pray a Lie
297
Have a New Name
309

Honest Loot from the Walter Scott
97
Was Solomon Wise?
104
Fooling Poor Old Jim
110
The Rattlesnakeskin Does Its Work
118
The Grangerfords Take Me In
146
Why Harney Rode Away for His Hat
158
The Duke and the Dauphin Come Aboard
174
What Royalty Did to Parkville
186
An Arkansaw Difficulty
198
Why the Lynching Bee Failed
212
The Orneriness of Kings
220
The King Turns Parson
228
The Pitiful Ending of Royalty
317
We Cheer Up Jim
326
Dark Deeplaid Plans
334
Trying to Help Jim
344
Jim Gets His Witchpie
351
Here a Captive Heart Busted
360
Tom Writes Nonnamous Letters
369
Nothing More to Write
405
Interpretive Notes
423
Interested Reader
449
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Page 3 - You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly.

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Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens. His humorous tales of human nature, especially The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), remain standard texts in high school and college literature classes. Twain was born and died in years in which Halley’s Comet passed by Earth: 1835 and 1910.

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