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The prince and the pauper : a tale for young people of all ages

Author: Mark Twain; Frank T Merrill; Everett H Emerson
Publisher: Pleasantville, New York : Reader's Digest Association, Inc., [1988] ©1988
Series: World's best reading.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Reader's Digest editionView all editions and formats
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When young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places, each learns something about the other's very different station in life.
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Genre/Form: Action and adventure fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Adventure stories
Adventure fiction
Named Person: Edward, King of England; Edward, King of England; Edward, King of England
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Twain; Frank T Merrill; Everett H Emerson
ISBN: 0895772957 9780895772954
OCLC Number: 18446927
Notes: "This Reader's Digest edition contains the complete text of Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper, first published in 1882" -- Title page verso.
Description: 238 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The birth of the Prince and the pauper --
Tom's early life --
Tom's meeting with the Prince --
The Prince's troubles begin --
Tom as a Patrician --
Tom receives instructions --
Tom's first royal dinner --
The question of the seal --
The river pageant --
The Prince in the toils --
At Guildhall --
The Prince and his deliverer --
The disappearance of the Prince --
"Le roi est mort-vive le roi" --
Tom as King --
The state dinner --
Foo-Foo the first --
The Prince with the tramps --
The Prince with the peasants --
The Prince and the hermit --
Hendon to the rescue --
A victim of treachery --
The Prince a prisoner --
The escape --
Hendon Hall --
Disowned --
In prison --
The sacrifice --
To London --
Tom's progress --
The recognition procession --
Coronation day --
Edward as King --
Conclusion: Justice and retribution --
Notes --
Afterword.
Series Title: World's best reading.
Responsibility: Mark Twain ; illustrations by Frank T. Merrill and others ; afterword by Everett Emerson.

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When young Edward VI of England and a poor boy who resembles him exchange places, each learns something about the other's very different station in life.

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