Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The (Classic Collection)

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ContributionsDick Hill (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8635104M
ISBN 101561001155
ISBN 109781561001156
OCLC/WorldCa27095690

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, written by Mark Twain inis about twelve-year-old Tom Sawyer living the small-town life – and getting into a lot of trouble with his friends – in antebellum (pre-Civil War) Missouri.

The book, loosely based on Twain's childhood exploits, has become a classic portrait of mischievous youth – well, in America anyway. 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.

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The book wasn’t written at once. The first part was written in the winter ofthe second part in the spring of and the final part in the summer of the same year. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer 2 of PREFACE MOST of the adventures recorded in this book really occurred; one or two were experiences of my own, the rest those of boys who were schoolmates of mine.

Huck Finn is drawn from life; Tom Sawyer also, but not from an individual — he is a combina- File Size: KB. 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.

Petersburg, Missouri. After playing hooky from school on Friday and dirtying his clothes in a fight, Tom is made to whitewash the fence as punishment on by: 5. "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," written inis one of the best-loved and most quoted works of American author Mark Twain (whose real name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens).

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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.

Injun Joe is Tom Sawyer’s actions are motivated, from beginning to end, by unadulterated malevolence. When Injun Joe explains his motivation for revenge against Dr.

Robinson and later against the Widow Douglas, we see that his personal history involves others mistreating and excluding him. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is Mark Twain's "other" book, the one, it is said, that prepared the way for his masterpiece, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and in which the hero of that work was born as a secondary figure.

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Lucy Rollin’s excellent introduction traces Sam Clemens’s path from Hannibal to Hartford, where his childhood memories came to life in the form of an oddly disjointed, episodic, and /5().

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Tom lives with his aunt Polly and often gets into trouble.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (or, in more recent editions, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December and in the United States in February Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local Cited by:

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