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Life on the Mississippi
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date January 1, 1883
Pages 306
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781495901669
ISBN-10 1495901661
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Original list price $14.99
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: This brilliant book provides a rare glimpse into an important chapter in Mark Twain's life before he became the most popular humorist of his time. Recounting his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River, he offers a wide range of commentary, from picturesque views of antebellum life along the river to the harrowing experience of piloting a ship through winding channels in the dead of nig. The popular 19th-century humorist offers lively recollections ranging from his salad days as a novice steamboat pilot on one of the world's greatest rivers to views from the passenger deck in the twilight of the river culture's heyday. Engrossing and entertaining anecdotes by a peerless storyteller from a now-finished chapter of American history.

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