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The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 1989, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Breezy, outrageous, thrilling from first page to last. Huckleberry Finn is the most widely read and universally loved work in American fiction. It is also the most imitated. "All modern American literature," according to Ernest Hemingway, "comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Adventure fiction
Named Person: Huckleberry Finn, (Fictitious character); Huckleberry Finn, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain
ISBN: 0812504224 9780812504224 0938819003 9780938819004
OCLC Number: 24876426
Notes: "A TOR Book."
Description: 300 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Discover Moses and the bulrushers --
Our gang's dark oath --
We ambuscade the A-rabs --
Hair-ball oracle --
Pap starts in on a new life --
Pap struggles with the Death Angel --
I fool Pap and get away --
I spare Miss Watson's Jim --
House of death floats by --
What comes of handlin snake-skin? --
They're after us! --
"Better let blame well alone" --
Honest loot from the "Walter Scott" --
Was Solomon wise? --
Fooling poor old Jim --
Rattlesnake-skin does its work --
Grangerfords take me in --
Why Harney rode away for his hat --
Duke and the Dauphin come aboard --
What royalty did to Parkville --
Arkansas difficulty --
Why the lynching bee failed --
Orneriness of kings --
King turns parson --
All full of tears and flapdoodle --
I steal the king's plunder --
Dead Peter has his gold --
Overreaching don't pay --
I light out in the storm --
Gold saves the thieves --
You can't pray a lie --
I have a new name --
Pitiful ending of royalty --
We cheer up Jim --
Dark, deep-laid plans --
Trying to help Jim --
Jim gets his witch pie --
"Here a captive heart busted" --
Tom writes nonnamous letters --
Mixed-up and splendid rescue --
"Must'a been sperits" --
Why the didn't hang Jim --
Last. Nothing more to write.
Responsibility: Mark Twain.

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Breezy, outrageous, thrilling from first page to last. Huckleberry Finn is the most widely read and universally loved work in American fiction. It is also the most imitated. "All modern American literature," according to Ernest Hemingway, "comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn."

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