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Published by Published for the Iowa Center for Textual Studies by the University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English



  • Mississippi River,
  • Missouri


  • Sawyer, Tom (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Adventure stories, American,
  • Humorous stories, American,
  • Boys -- Fiction,
  • Mississippi River -- Fiction,
  • Missouri -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by John C. Gerber, Paul Baender, and Terry Firkins.
SeriesThe works of Mark Twain ;
ContributionsGerber, John C., Baender, Paul., Firkins, Terry., Iowa Center for Textual Studies.
LC ClassificationsPS1300 .F72 vol. 4, PS1302 .F72 vol. 4
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 717 p. :
Number of Pages717
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4902724M
ISBN 100520033531
LC Control Number76047974

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  Tom Sawyer abroad takes those characters, sticks them in a balloon with Jim, the freed slave, sends them on an unbelievable journey across the world, and for me breaks the spell. Books create a kind of contract with the reader. Huck Finn says "believe in me - this is how it was". Tom Sawyer abroad breaks that contract/5(15).   The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Tom Sawyer Abroad, and Tom Sawyer, Detective. by Mark Twain (Author), John C. Gerber (Editor), Paul Baender (Editor), Terry Firkins (Editor) April ; First Edition; Hardcover $, £ eBook $, £; Series The Works of Mark Twain; Title Details. Rights: Available worldwide Pages: ISBN. The old lady pulled her spectacles down and looked over them about the room; then she put them up and looked out under them. She seldom or never looked THROUGH them for so small a thing as a boy; they were her state pair, the pride of her heart, and were built for ‘style,’ not service — she could have seen through a pair of stove-lids just as well. Tom Sawyer Abroad didn't make any sense, and I think it could have largely been saved by the sentence, "and then I woke up from my dream" at the end Tom Sawyer, Detective was very Hardy Boys-esque. While also not overly realistic, it was a fun read, even if the ending wasn't exactly gasp-worthy/5.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Tom Sawyer Abroad, Tom Sawyer Detective (The Complete Novels of Mark Twain) by Mark (Samuel Clemens) Twain and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Tom Sawyer Abroad is a novel by Mark Twain published in It features Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in a parody of Jules Verne-esque adventure stories. In the story, Tom, Huck, and Jim set sail to Africa in a futuristic hot air balloon, where they survive encounters with lions, robbers, and fleas to see some of the world’s greatest 3/5(1). The book that introduced the world to the iconic American characters of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, this novel by Mark Twain follows the mischievous exploits of the two young boys, who find themselves in situations both humorous and dangerous. Never short of ways to stir up trouble in his hometown on the Mississippi River, Tom uses his wits to get both in and out of tight spots 4/5(). 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.

  Samuel Langhorne Clemens (), best known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist noted for the novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (which has been called "The Great American Novel") and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, among many other was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, Brand: Flip. Here is the story of Tom, Huck, Becky, and Aunt Polly; a tale of adventures, pranks, playing hookey, and summertime fun. Written by the author sometimes called "the Lincoln of literature," The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was surprisingly neither a critical nor a financial success when it was first published in It was Mark Twain's first novel Cited by: 5. Read Tom Sawyer by author Mark Twain, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. Twain and Langdon settled in Hartford, Connecticut; there Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, which he published in Twain proceeded to write, among other things, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn () and two sequels to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Tom Sawyer Abroad () and Tom Sawyer, Detective (). He died in , one.