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An Introduction to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain : audio guide

Author: Adam KampeDana GioiaKen BurnsAnne FadimanShelley Fisher FishkinAll authors
Publisher: [Washington, DC] : National Endowment for the Arts, 2008.
Series: Big read.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Readings of excerpts and critical analysis of the classic Twain story of a young boy growing up in Hannibal, Missouri.
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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.)
OCLC Number: 243694664
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.
Compact disc.
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.

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Readings of excerpts and critical analysis of the classic Twain story of a young boy growing up in Hannibal, Missouri.

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