The adventures of Tom Sawyer
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Published:
New York, NY : Library of America, 2010.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xxii, 214 pages ; 21 cm.
Lexile measure:
850L
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Description
"Mark Twain is the true father of all American literature." -Eugene O'Neill

Mark Twain is perhaps the most widely read and enjoyed of all our national writers. Tom Sawyer , according to Twain, "is simply a hymn put into prose form to give it a worldly air," a book in which nostalgia is so strong that it dissolves the tensions and perplexities that assert themselves in the later works. It is filled with comic and melodramatic adventure, with horseplay and poetic evocations of scenery, and with characters who have become central to American mythology. For almost thirty years, The Library of America has presented America's best and most significant writing in acclaimed hardcover editions. Now, a new series, Library of America Paperback Classics, offers attractive and affordable books that bring The Library of America's authoritative texts within easy reach of every reader. Each book features an introductory essay by one of a leading writer, as well as a detailed chronology of the author's life and career, an essay on the choice and history of the text, and notes. The contents of this Paperback Classic are drawn from Mark Twain: Mississippi Writings , volume number 5 in the Library of America series. It is joined in the series by six companion volumes, gathering the collected works of Mark Twain.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781598530872
Accelerated Reader:
MG
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Lexile measure:
850

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APA Citation (style guide)

Twain, M. (2010). The adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, NY: Library of America.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 2010. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, NY: Library of America.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, NY: Library of America, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, NY: Library of America, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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