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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Mark Twain|
|Material Type:||Audio book, etc.|
|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Adam Kampe; Dana Gioia; Ken Burns; Anne Fadiman; Shelley Fisher Fishkin; David Ives; P J O'Rourke; Ron Powers; Richard Rodriguez; Sam Elliott; Mark Twain; National Endowment for the Arts.; Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.); Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
|Notes:||"The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts, developed in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and in cooperation with Arts Midwest"--Container insert.
|Cast:||Narrated by Dana Gioia ; Ken Burns, Anne Fadiman, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, David Ives, P. J. O'Rourke, Ron Powers, Richard Rodriguez, contributors ; with readings by Sam Elliott.|
|Description:||1 sound disc (53 min., 04 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Radio program (28:58) --
Bonus tracks: The famous whitewash scene, an excerpt with commentary ; Mark Twain, "an enormous noticer" ; Thoughts on Tom and Huck as orphans, with an excerpt from the novel ; Tom Sawyer takes the stand to testify against Injun Joe, an excerpt with commnetary ; Mark Twain as America's first rock star and as a commanding international lecturer ; Tom and Becky lost in McDougal's cave, an excerpt with commentary ; Comments on the Civil War era in which Twain wrote Tom Sawyer ; Famous quotes by Mark Twain.
|Series Title:||Big read.|
|Other Titles:||Adventures of Tom Sawyer|
|Responsibility:||written and produced by Adam Kampe at the National Endowment for the Arts.|