Tom Sawyer, Detective by Mark Twain audiobook

Tom Sawyer, Detective

By Mark Twain
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2.11 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781982720193

“Tom Sawyer, Detective” is an 1896 novel by Mark Twain. It is a sequel to “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” (1876), “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” (1884), and “Tom Sawyer Abroad” (1894). Tom Sawyer attempts to solve a mysterious murder in this burlesque of the immensely popular detective novels of the time. Like “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” the story is told using the first-person narrative voice of Huck Finn.

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“Tom Sawyer, Detective” is an 1896 novel by Mark Twain. It is a sequel to “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” (1876), “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” (1884), and “Tom Sawyer Abroad” (1894). Tom Sawyer attempts to solve a mysterious murder in this burlesque of the immensely popular detective novels of the time. Like “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” the story is told using the first-person narrative voice of Huck Finn.

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Author Bio: Mark Twain

Author Bio: Mark Twain

Mark Twain, pseudonym of Samuel L. Clemens (1835–1910), was born in Florida, Missouri, and grew up in Hannibal on the west bank of the Mississippi River. He attended school briefly and then at age thirteen became a full-time apprentice to a local printer. When his older brother Orion established the Hannibal Journal, Samuel became a compositor for that paper and then, for a time, an itinerant printer. With a commission to write comic travel letters, he traveled down the Mississippi. Smitten with the riverboat life, he signed on as an apprentice to a steamboat pilot. After 1859, he became a licensed pilot, but two years later the Civil War put an end to the steam-boat traffic.

In 1861, he and his brother traveled to the Nevada Territory where Samuel became a writer for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise, and there, on February 3, 1863, he signed a humorous account with the pseudonym Mark Twain. The name was a river man’s term for water “two fathoms deep” and thus just barely safe for navigation.

In 1870 Twain married and moved with his wife to Hartford, Connecticut. He became a highly successful lecturer in the United States and England, and he continued to write.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 2.11
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English