Library of America ; 21
Literary Classics of the U.S
Contains "The innocents abroad, a travel guide and stinging satire of his fellow American travelers, and "Roughing it, the old Western frontier adventures of Mark Twain.
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"To escape from his violent and drunken father, a 13-year-old boy from the wrong side of the tracks, Huckleberry Finn, fakes his own death and floats away on a raft down the Mississippi with Jim, a runaway slave.In a series of unforgettable adventures narrated by Huck, they encounter a cross-section of characters from slave-hunters, and con men to feuding aristocrats.This was the first major American novel to be written in the vernacular, a dark and...