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I At once a romantic history of a mighty river an autobiographical account of Mark Twain's early steamboat days and a storehouse of humorous anecdotes and sketches.

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  1. Bill Kerwin Bill Kerwin says:

    PDF/EPUB Mark Twain ´ Life on the Mississippi eBook ì Life on PDF/EPUB ² ´ life epub, mississippi kindle, Life on free, Life on the Mississippi PDFI first read this book fifty years ago when I was in high school and I recalled Twain's account of his days as a Mississippi steamboat pilot's apprentice as a work of great humor and style with uintessentially American themes eual in power to Huckleberry Finn A recent re reading has left me bo


  2. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    PDF/EPUB Mark Twain ´ Life on the Mississippi eBook ì Life on PDF/EPUB ² ´ life epub, mississippi kindle, Life on free, Life on the Mississippi PDFLife on the Mississippi Mark Twain Life on the Mississippi 1883 is a memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War and also a travel book recounting his trip along the Mississippi River from St Louis to New Orleans many years after the War The book begins with a brief history of the river as reported by Europeans and Americans b


  3. Lyn Lyn says:

    PDF/EPUB Mark Twain ´ Life on the Mississippi eBook ì Life on PDF/EPUB ² ´ life epub, mississippi kindle, Life on free, Life on the Mississippi PDFLife on the Mississippi by Mark Twain was first published in 1883 and describes his apprenticeship and success as a Mississippi River pilot and then returning to the river than twenty years later At its heart this is a travel book but really than that this is a portrait of America in the 19th century Told with Twain’s inimitable wit and charm this contains histrionic and speculative facts half truths wild exaggerations and tall tales Written by anyone else this would have been unsuccessful Twain makes it thoroughly enjoyableI have wanted to read Life on the Mississippi for over twenty years Once upon a time I was a young Coast Guardsman assigned t


  4. Teresa Teresa says:

    PDF/EPUB Mark Twain ´ Life on the Mississippi eBook ì Life on PDF/EPUB ² ´ life epub, mississippi kindle, Life on free, Life on the Mississippi PDFSo often my reading seems to unintentionally reflect upon itself I’ve been doing a very slow read of the Michael Slater biography of Dickens and had finished the account of his first American tour when I started this after a friend asked me to read it with her Almost immediately I encountered a mention of Dickens and then references to two earlier British travel writers Captain Marryat and Captain Basil Hall Dickens read the works of the two captains in preparation for his own trip to the US And Mark Twain must’ve read the three in preparation for this work So perhaps that’s why I thought of calling my review A Tale of Two Halves certainly this holds “the best of times” and “the worst of times” for Twain encompassing both personal triumph though spoken of self deprecatingly and personal tragedyIn the book


  5. Jan-Maat Jan-Maat says:

    PDF/EPUB Mark Twain ´ Life on the Mississippi eBook ì Life on PDF/EPUB ² ´ life epub, mississippi kindle, Life on free, Life on the Mississippi PDFBack in the day before pesky child labour laws stole the liberty of a hard dreaming child to go forth and make their way in the world running the risk of boiler explosions sinking paddle steamers and night time collisions Young Samuel Clemens worked his way up to the dizzying heights of river pilot stole another pilot's nom de plume Mark Twain was a depth reading to help the pilot not to run the ship aground and so was well on his way to becoming a writerHe reflects at one a moment when a traveller looks out over the Mississippi at night and drin


  6. Roy Lotz Roy Lotz says:

    PDF/EPUB Mark Twain ´ Life on the Mississippi eBook ì Life on PDF/EPUB ² ´ life epub, mississippi kindle, Life on free, Life on the Mississippi PDF And mind you emotions are among the toughest things in the world to manufacture out of whole cloth; it is easier to manufacture seven facts than one emotion This is an awkward book to review since it consists of so many varied sections Yet it can be neatly divided between the first third and the remaining portion After a few brief chapt


  7. Aaron Aaron says:

    PDF/EPUB Mark Twain ´ Life on the Mississippi eBook ì Life on PDF/EPUB ² ´ life epub, mississippi kindle, Life on free, Life on the Mississippi PDFTwain on the river as a kid Twain back on the river again as a sneaky pete writer I wanted to like this book which is why I suppose I hung in for 350 odd pages before setting it aside The book is entertaining intermitt


  8. Cheryl Cheryl says:

    PDF/EPUB Mark Twain ´ Life on the Mississippi eBook ì Life on PDF/EPUB ² ´ life epub, mississippi kindle, Life on free, Life on the Mississippi PDFLife on the Mississippi by Mark TwainI'm so very glad I read this I've been meaning to read by Twain for decades of course but my move to Missouri motivated me enough to finally choose this one I thought it might be a bit of a task leavened by some history and some wit It was the reverse Lots of wit lots of history very accessible prose only a few bits of slang were unfamiliar and only a few sentences were structured in such a way that I had trouble following them and almost no aspects of the onerous a'tallI marked far too many passages as you see below But there were lots that I was tempted to mark I recommend you read this yourself and find your own


  9. Dan Dan says:

    PDF/EPUB Mark Twain ´ Life on the Mississippi eBook ì Life on PDF/EPUB ² ´ life epub, mississippi kindle, Life on free, Life on the Mississippi PDFLife on the Mississippi is like a time capsule as Twain revisits many of his earlier haunts and remarks on how the towns have changed The book is eual parts travelogue history nostalgia and yarnsI really love this book even


  10. Christopher Christopher says:

    PDF/EPUB Mark Twain ´ Life on the Mississippi eBook ì Life on PDF/EPUB ² ´ life epub, mississippi kindle, Life on free, Life on the Mississippi PDFWhat I wish Oh to live my life as a steamboat captain on the Mississippi in the nineteenth century of the year of our Lord How I'm living Alas to have been born in Kentucky in the 1980sWIW To float down the Mississippi smoking a corn cob pipe piratical unruly and barbarousHIL Sitting at a desk cultivating carpal tunnel as a professional button pusher and microwaving leftovers for lunchWIW To take my turn at the helm dodging rocks and aiming for smaller crafts yelling out uarter twain half twain uarter less ta reeHIL Still sitting at my desk still pressing buttons yelling o


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PDF/EPUB Mark Twain ´ Life on the Mississippi eBook ì Life on PDF/EPUB ² ´ William Faulkner called Twain the father of American literature Excerpted from