'We said there warn't no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft.'
Huck Finn escapes from his alcoholic father by faking his own death and so begins his journey through the Deep South, seeking independence and freedom. On his travels, Huck meets an escaped slave, Jim, who is a wanted man, and together they journey down the Mississippi River. Raising the timeless and universal l issues of prejudice, bravery and hope, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was and still is considered the great American novel.
This economical two-part edition includes the complete text of Twain's classic novel plus a student-friendly study guide. Created to help the reader quickly gain a thorough understanding of the content and context of Huckleberry Finn, the guide includes:
• Chapter-by-chapter summaries
• Explanations and discussions of the plot
• Question-and-answer sections
• Mark Twain biography
• List of characters and more
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A seminal classic from one of America’s greatest writers, THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN is at once a boyhood tale of life on the Mississippi and a symbolic exploration of race in America. While Huck and Jim journey down the Mississippi River, they encounter murderous thieves, warring clans, and a self-proclaimed duke and king, all underscored by Mark Twain’s characteristic wit. As pertinent today as it was a century ago, THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN is a must-have for any reader.