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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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This childhood classic relates a small-town boy's pranks and escapades with timeless humor and wisdom. In addition to his everyday stunts (searching for buried treasure, trying to impress the adored Becky Thatcher), Tom experiences a dramatic turn of events when he witnesses a murder, runs away,... show more
This childhood classic relates a small-town boy's pranks and escapades with timeless humor and wisdom. In addition to his everyday stunts (searching for buried treasure, trying to impress the adored Becky Thatcher), Tom experiences a dramatic turn of events when he witnesses a murder, runs away, and returns to attend his own funeral and testify in court.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486400778 (0486400778)
ASIN: 486400778
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Freda's Voice
Freda's Voice rated it
4.0 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
I had read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as a young girl in school but we didn't read this book, which is the first of the series. I now know and understand why. It is highly inappropriate for young minds. In this modern age reading it, I found myself slightly offended at times. Too much mentio...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
3.0 Review: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
I've returned to the river.A year ago I spent a weekend on the Missouri River attending a Writers Workshop. In typical Chris Blocker fashion, I thought it prudent to read something riverish. I selected Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi (my review). Thus a new association was born and once I decid...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
4.0 Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Twain)
This is another one of those classics where some of the plot points and characters are so familiar that you have to read well into the book before you're sure whether you've read it before. In this case, I was well past the entrepreneurial fence-painting and into Tom's nocturnal adventures with Huck...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
3.0 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
It took me long enough to read this, but very little surprised me. So much gets lost in the short-shelf-life of children's pop culture, but somehow Tom Sawyer remains a constant. Twain writes with thick nostalgia of a simpler time and of childhood. Of course,'Tom Sawyer' is a pale candle compared to...
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it
4.0 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (World's Classics)
I only gave this book 3.5 stars, but rounded it up to 4 stars on Goodreads. Well I definitely liked this one better than I did The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.This first book showcases Tom Sawyer. We find Tom living with his Aunt Polly and his brother Sid and cousin Mary. Twain throughout the boo...
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