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Life on the Mississippi

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Paperback published by Modern Library (Random House Publishing Group)

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At once a romantic history of a mighty river, an autobiographical account of Twain?s early steamboat days, and a storehouse of humorous anecdotes and sketches, here is the raw material from which Mark Twain wrote his finest novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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At once a romantic history of a mighty river, an autobiographical account of Twain?s early steamboat days, and a storehouse of humorous anecdotes and sketches, here is the raw material from which Mark Twain wrote his finest novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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Paperback (416 pages)
Published: May 29, 2007
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Imprint: Modern Library
ISBN: 9780375759376
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