The adventures of Tom Sawyer
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Published:
New York, N.Y., USA : Penguin Books, 1986.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xxiv, 226 pages ; 18 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
950L
Status:
Description

Mark Twain's hymn to the secure and fantastic world of boyhood and adventure

From the famous episodes of the whitewashed fence and the ordeal in the cave to the trial of Injun Joe, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is redolent of life in the Mississippi River towns in which Twain spent his own youth. A sombre undercurrent flows through the high humour and unabashed nostalgia of the novel, however, for beneath the innocence of childhood lie the inequities of adult reality-base emotions and superstitions, murder and revenge, starvation and slavery. In his introduction, noted Twain scholar John Seelye considers Twain's impact on American letters and discusses the balance between humorous escapades and serious concern that is found in much of Twain's writing.

This new edition includes a new text and, for the first time, explanatory notes.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0143039563, 0140390839 (pbk.), 9780143107330 (trade pbk.), 014310733X (trade pbk.)
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.3, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
950

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Includes bibliographical references.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Twain, M. (1986). The adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, N.Y., USA: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 1986. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, N.Y., USA: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, N.Y., USA: Penguin Books, 1986.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, N.Y., USA: Penguin Books, 1986. 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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