The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Hardcover)

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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 combination of the characteristics of three boys whom I knew, and therefore belongs to the composite order of architecture. The odd superstitions touched upon were all prevalent among children and slaves in the West at the period of this story - that is to say, thirty or forty years ago. Although my book is intended mainly for the entertainment of boys and girls, I hope it will not be shunned by men and women on that account, for part of my plan.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781366550071
ISBN-10: 1366550072
Publisher: Blurb
Publication Date: March 10th, 2017
Pages: 204
Language: English