Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
- Random House (August 2, 2012)
- ISBN13: 9781448155217
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- Classics,Juvenile fiction,Adventure stories,Male friendship fiction,Fugitive slaves fiction,Bildungsromans,Mississippi river fiction,Finn,Boys fiction,Race relations fiction,Runaway children fiction,Missouri fiction,Humorous stories
'It's lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them'Huck Finn spits, swears, smokes a pipe and never goes to school. With his too-big clothes and battered straw hat, Huck is in need of 'civilising', and the Widow Douglas is determined to take him in hand. And wouldn't you know, Huck's no-good Pap is also after him and he locks Huck up in his cabin in the woods. But Huck won't stand too much of this, and after a daring escape, he takes off down the Mississppi on a raft with an runaway slave called Jim. But plenty of dangers wait for them along the river - will they survive and win their freedom?BACKSTORY: Discover how to write secret messages in code, and learn about the extraordinary Mark Twain.
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