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Life on the Mississippi
Life on the Mississippi
Author: Mark Twain
Twain reflects on the people and places of his childhood, the way things looked and felt in the memorable locales of his growing up and his later return to them in maturity.
ISBN-13: 9780553213492
ISBN-10: 0553213490
Publication Date: 10/1/1983
Pages: 320
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Bantam Classics
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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One of my favorite Twain books. He describes "reading the river" so well.
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Masterful evocation of times gone, and places, vanished. Some of the tales tend to have "color added" in the Twain tradition, but they are invariably interesting. Twain's warnings of the futility of taming the mighty river will sound surprisingly familiar in light of the events of 2011.
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This wonderful classic is Twain's reminiscence about life on the Mississippi when he was a boy and a young man. It had changed for him since those days - the change for us is even more tremendous.


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