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Publisher Comments:

In A Tramp Abroad, Mark Twain’s unofficial sequel to The Innocents Abroad, the author records his hilarious and diverse observations and insights while on a fifteen-month walking trip through Central Europe and the Alps. “Here you have Twain’s inimitable mix,” writes Dave Eggers in his Introduction, “of the folksy and the effortlessly erudite, his unshakable good sense and his legendary wit, his knack for the easy relation of a perfect anecdote, and some achingly beautiful nature writing.”

This Modern Library Paperback Classic reproduces the text of the first American edition and features new explanatory notes and a critical Afterword by Kerry Driscoll, professor of English at Saint Joseph College in Connecticut.

Synopsis:

Dave Eggers, the editor of McSweeney's, is the

Synopsis:

Successor to Twain's first collection of travel memoirs takes a second look at Europe. This time, his amusement bears a more cynical cast, as he sees the sights through older and more experienced eyes.

Synopsis:

In A Tramp Abroad, Mark Twain's unofficial sequel to The Innocents Abroad, the

About the Author

Dave Eggers, the editor of McSweeney’s, is the author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and You Shall Know Our Velocity! He lives in California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307430526
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : General
Introduction:
Eggers, Dave
Author:
Mark, Twain
Author:
Twain, Mark
Subject:
Fiction : Classics
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
Walking
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Humorous fiction
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Travel : Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20031014
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
368

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