The adventures of Tom Sawyer
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New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2014.
ISBN:
9780143107330, 014310733X
Lexile measure:
970L
Status:
2nd Floor- Adult Books
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The classic boyhood adventure tale, updated with a new introduction by noted Mark Twain scholar R. Kent RasmussenA consummate prankster with a quick wit, Tom Sawyer dreams of a bigger fate than simply being a “rich boy.” Yet through the novel’s humorous escapades—from the famous episode of the whitewashed fence to the trial of Injun Joe—Mark Twain explores the deeper themes of the adult world, one of dishonesty and superstition, murder and revenge, starvation and slavery.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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xxxvi, 233 pages ; 20 cm.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
970

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-233).
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"The classic boyhood adventure tale, updated with a new introduction by noted Mark Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen. A consummate prankster with a quick wit, Tom Sawyer dreams of a bigger fate than simply being a "rich boy." Yet through the novel's humorous escapades-from the famous episode of the whitewashed fence to the trial of Injun Joe-Mark Twain explores the deeper themes of the adult world, one of dishonesty and superstition, murder and revenge, starvation and slavery."--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Twain, M. (2014). The adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 2014. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2014. Print.

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