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Mississippi Mark Twain

  • Before his literary career took off and he emerged as one of America's foremost men of letters, Mark Twain worked as a steamboat pilot in the antebellum South and Midwest. This fascinating account offers a brief history of commercial boating in the period and a probing, insightful, and eminently entertaining look at Twain's own experiences.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1883
  • The Mississippi River and Mark Twain are practically synonymous in American culture. Known as ?America?s river,? the popularity of Twain?s steamboat and steamboat pilots the on the ever-changing Mississippi has endured prominently over the years. Although Mark Twain used his childhood experiences growing up along the Mississippi in numerous works,...

    Publisher : Digital Scanning, Inc.
    published : 2000
  • This book by Mark Twain is arguably one of his best works. It is a wonderful story about a forgotten era of American history. Twain recalls his young days as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi, he writes of his past and all the regrets in life one would like to change and yet cannot and all the adventures of youth. If you are interested in Civil...

    Publisher : NuVision Publications, LLC
    published : 2004
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    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
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    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2009
  • Lively recollections of Twain's salad days as a novice steamboat pilot to views from the passenger deck in the twilight of the river culture's heyday. Engrossing and entertaining anecdotes by a peerless storyteller.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • A stirring tribute to America?s mightiest river by one of its greatest authors Before Samuel Clemens became Mark Twain, world-famous satirist and the acclaimed creator of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, he trained to be a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River.   In this captivating memoir and travelogue, Twain recounts his apprenticeship...

    Publisher : Open Road Media
    published : 2015
  • Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born in 1835 and is far better known by his pen name; Mark Twain. An American author and humorist of the first order he is perhaps most famous for his novels, The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer, written in 1876, and its sequel, The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn, written in 1885 and often described with that mythic line - "the...

    Publisher : Copyright Group
    published : 2014
  • A stirring account of America's vanished past... The book that earned Mark Twain his first recognition as a serious writer... Discover the magic of life on the Mississippi. At once a romantic history of a mighty river, an autobiographical account of Mark Twain's early steamboat days, and a storehouse of humorous anecdotes and sketches, Life on the...

    Publisher : Start Classics
    published : 2013
  • Fashioned from the same experiences that would inspire the masterpiece Huckleberry Finn, Life on the Mississippi is Mark Twain?s most brilliant and most personal nonfiction work. It is at once an affectionate evocation of the vital river life in the steamboat era and a melancholy reminiscence of its passing after the Civil War, a priceless collection...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 1985
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