Mark Twain and the River

Mark Twain and the River

by Sterling North
Publisher: Puffin Books
Reprint, ©2009, ISBN: 9780142412350
Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Price: $6.99

Tom Sawyer is among the best-known, most-loved characters in American fiction. As everyone remembers, he and Huck Finn camped on an island, got lost in a cave, and visited an old graveyard at midnight. These adventures were based upon the author's real boyhood experiences along the Mississippi River. Trace Mark Twain's life from 1835, when his birth was heralded by Halley's Comet, to 1910, when the comet returned upon his death, in this fascinating biography by Newbery Honor author Sterling North.

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