A Tramp Abroad (Paperback)

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By Mark Twain, Dave Eggers (Introduction by)
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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.

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."

Praise For…

“[A Tramp Abroad] is delicious, whether you open it at the sojourn in Heidelberg, or the voyage down the Neckar on a raft, or mountaineering in Switzerland, or the excursion beyond the Alps into Italy.” —William Dean Howells

Product Details
ISBN: 9780812970036
ISBN-10: 0812970039
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: October 14th, 2003
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Modern Library Classics (Paperback)