The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

813.4 T969h 2014

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The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Twain, Mark

London Penguin Group 2008

451 p. 17 cm.

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Tells of his voyage down the Mississippi with a runaway slave named Jim. As the two journey downstream on a raft, Huck's vivid descriptions capture the sights, smells, sounds, and rhythms of life on the great river. As they encounter traveling actors, con men, lynch mobs, thieves, and Southern gentility, his shrewd comments reveal the dark side of human nature. By the end of the story, Huck has learned about the dignity and worth of human life and Twain has exposed the moral blindness of the "respectable" slave-holding society in which he lives.

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ISBN:

9780141321097

Author:

Twain, Mark

Title:

The adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Publisher:

London Penguin Group 2008

Physical:

451 p. 17 cm.

Summary:

Tells of his voyage down the Mississippi with a runaway slave named Jim. As the two journey downstream on a raft, Huck's vivid descriptions capture the sights, smells, sounds, and rhythms of life on the great river. As they encounter traveling actors, con men, lynch mobs, thieves, and Southern gentility, his shrewd comments reveal the dark side of human nature. By the end of the story, Huck has learned about the dignity and worth of human life and Twain has exposed the moral blindness of the "respectable" slave-holding society in which he lives.

Subject:

Finn, Huckleberry (Ficticious character)--Fiction

Subject:

Mississippi River--Fiction

Subject:

Fugitive slaves--Fiction

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Male friendship--Fiction

Subject:

Missouri--Fiction

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300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  451 p.
    $c Dimensions  17 cm.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  Tells of his voyage down the Mississippi with a runaway slave named Jim. As the two journey downstream on a raft, Huck's vivid descriptions capture the sights, smells, sounds, and rhythms of life on the great river. As they encounter traveling actors, con men, lynch mobs, thieves, and Southern gentility, his shrewd comments reveal the dark side of human nature. By the end of the story, Huck has learned about the dignity and worth of human life and Twain has exposed the moral blindness of the "respectable" slave-holding society in which he lives.
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650 Subj:Topic   $a Topical term  Fugitive slaves
    $x General subdivision  Fiction
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650 Subj:Topic   $a Topical term  Missouri
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