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The adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Mark Twain

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Published by Whitman Pub. Co. in Racine, Wis .
Written in English


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The adventures of a boy growing up in the nineteenth century in a Mississippi River town, as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirates" treasure, and becomes lost in a cave.

Edition Notes

Other titlesTom Sawyer.
Statementby Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) ; illustrated by Paul Frame
The Physical Object
Pagination283 p. :
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24368557M
OCLC/WorldCa4060035

Teaching the Book. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, based on MarkTwain’s recollections of his Missouri boyhood, is a timeless classic that continues to captivate new generations of readers. The book gives students the opportunity to explore Twain’s themes, his use . Mar 01,  · The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the /5.

The banks of the Mississippi River, Tom Sawyer and his friends seek out adventure at every turn. Then one fateful night in the graveyard they witness a murder. The boys make a blood oath never to reveal the secret, and they run away to be pirates in search of hidden treasure. But when Tom gets trapped in a cave with scary Injun Joe, can he escape unharmed?/5(22). Dec 10,  · My Review. Mark Twain () is a master at weaving words with wit and he tells the story of the young Tom Sawyer. Through the book, you will sense the moral, psychological and intellectual development of Tom, its central character. A beautifully written story, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer combines the past with the present in a way that the reader will personally identify with.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published ) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, especially Becky Thatcher, with /5(K). Aug 18,  · "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," written in , is one of the best-loved and most quoted works of American author Mark Twain (whose real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens). The novel, which sold slowly at first for the author, can be appreciated on multiple levels. Children can enjoy the adventure story, and adults can appreciate the satire.


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A knife murder takes place in view of two kids in the book, and a menacing villain talks graphically about cutting up the face and ears of an older woman to exact revenge on her late husband.5/5. An imaginative and mischievous boy named Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother, Sid, in the Mississippi River town of St.

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Book Summary Aunt Polly searches and screams for Tom Sawyer: she wants to confront her nephew about some missing jam. Tom, however, is able to outwit his aunt and slips away.

But Aunt Polly loves him so much she cannot be too harsh with him. She is concerned that he will play hooky that afternoon, and sure enough he does.

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