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The Resource Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain ; afterword by Lafcadio Hearn

Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain ; afterword by Lafcadio Hearn

Label
Life on the Mississippi
Title
Life on the Mississippi
Statement of responsibility
Mark Twain ; afterword by Lafcadio Hearn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is Mark Twain's humorous and poetic evocation of the history of the river. He recounts his years as a boy during the heyday of the steamboat era, the fulfillment of his dream of becoming a steamboat pilot, and above all, his love for the river. It also records his return to the Mississippi two decades later, to a way of life that had all but passed
Summary
Offers a history of the Mississippi River, describes Twain's experiences as a young riverboat pilot, and shares tall tales, character sketches, local history and lore, and observations about the Mississippi
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
175718
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 818/.403
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1314
LC item number
.A1 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
The World's best reading
Target audience
adult
Label
Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain ; afterword by Lafcadio Hearn
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
5056109
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
382 p.
Isbn
9780895772756
Lccn
87061681
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm17500066
  • (OCoLC)17500066
Label
Life on the Mississippi, Mark Twain ; afterword by Lafcadio Hearn
Publication
Control code
5056109
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
382 p.
Isbn
9780895772756
Lccn
87061681
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm17500066
  • (OCoLC)17500066

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