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The adventures of Tom Sawyer
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Published:
New York ; Oxford University Press, 2008, c2007.
Format:
Book
Edition:
New ed.
Physical Desc:
xxxvii, 207 pages ; 20 cm.
Status:
Bellevue - Adult Fiction
Fiction Twain
Bordeaux - Adult Fiction
Fiction Twain
Description
'Tom was a glittering hero once more - the pet of the old, and the envy of the young...There were some that believed he would be President yet, if he escaped hanging.' In this enduring and internationally popular novel, Mark ogaincombines social satire and dime-novel sensation with a rhapsody on boyhood and on America's pre-industrial past. Tom Sawyer is resilient, enterprising, and vainglorious. In a series of adventures along the banks of the Mississippi, heusually manages to come out on top. From petty triumphs over his friends and over his long-suffering Aunt Polly, to his intervention in a murder trial, Tom engages readers of all ages. He has long been a defining figure in the American cultural imagination. Alongside the charm and the excitement, Twain raises serious questions about community, race, and the past. Above all, the book invites discussion of the way in which childhood is invoked to counter the uncomfortable truths of the adult world.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780199536566 (pbk. : acid-free paper), 0199536562 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Reading Level:
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Level 5.3, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
950

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxviii]-xxxii)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Twain, M., & Stoneley, P. (20082007). The adventures of Tom Sawyer. New ed. New York: Oxford University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 and Peter. Stoneley. 20082007. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York: Oxford University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 and Peter. Stoneley, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New York: Oxford University Press, 20082007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Twain, Mark, and Peter Stoneley. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. New ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 20082007. Print.

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