The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Front Cover
Watermill Press, 1997 - Boys - 314 pages
0 Reviews
The adventures and pranks of a mischievous boy growing up in a nineteenth-century Mississippi River town as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirate treasure, and becomes lost in a cave.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Tom Plays Fights and Hides
1
The Glorious Whitewasher
12
Busy at War and Love
21
Copyright

33 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1997)

Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled throughout 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, Gilded Age in 1873, which was co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mississippi Writing: Life on the Mississippi, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910.

Bibliographic information