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The adventures of Tom Sawyer [text (large print)] / Mark Twain.

Authors: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
Call number: jLT FIC TWA
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, [1996]
Publication date: [1996]
Subject: Sawyer, Tom (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Runaway children -- Fiction.
Child witnesses -- Fiction.
Male friendship -- Fiction.
Boys -- Fiction.
Large type books.
Mississippi River Valley -- Fiction.
Missouri -- Fiction.
Series title: Thorndike Press large print classics.
Title: The adventures of Tom Sawyer [text (large print)] / Mark Twain.
Edition: Large print ed.
Physical description: 363 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.
Notes: Originally published: 1876; now in public domain.
Summary note: This is Mark Twain's first novel about Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer, and it has become one of the world's best-loved books. It is a fond reminiscence of life in Hannibal, Missouri, an evocation of Mark Twain's own boyhood along the banks of the Mississippi during the 1840s. "Most of the adventures recorded in this book really occurred," he tells us. This is a book one never forgets: Tom whitewashing Aunt Polly's fence, Tom and Huck's dreadful oath, their cure for warts ("spunk water" and dead cats), Tom's puppy love for Becky Thatcher, the boys playing "pirate" on Jackson's Island.
Genre: Large type books.
Action and adventure fiction.
Humorous fiction.
ISBN: 0786286407 (lg. print : hc.)
9780786286409 (lg. print : hc.)
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Bib No.: 1443534

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