Synopses & Reviews
The great American writer Ernest Hemingway, had this to say about Mark Twain's andlt;Iandgt;Huckleberry Finn:andlt;/Iandgt; "All modern, literature, stems from this one book." In this quintessential American novel, Tom Sawyer's best friend, Huckleberry Finn, travels down the Mississippi River on a raft with a slave named Jim, getting himself in and out of danger along the way.
Marl Twain's classic American novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" has been championed by none other than writer Ernest Hemingway ("All modern literature stems from this one book"). Beautifully packaged and elegantly designed, this book contains the full and unabridged text of the original classic, plus a reader's guide.
About the Author
Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens. His humorous tales of human nature, especially andlt;iandgt;The Adventures of Tom Sawyerandlt;/iandgt; (1876) and andlt;iandgt;The Adventures of Huckleberry Finnandlt;/iandgt; (1884), remain standard texts in high school and college literature classes. Twain was born and died in years in which Halleyand#8217;s Comet passed by Earth: 1835 and 1910.Gary Paulsen is one of the most honored writers of contemporary literature for young people. He has written more than two hundred books for adults and young people, and is the author of three Newbery Honor titles: andlt;iandgt;Dogsongandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Hatchetandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;The Winter Roomandlt;/iandgt;. He divides his time between New Mexico, Alaska, and on the Pacific.