Annotated Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainAnnotated Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Annotated Huckleberry Finn

byMark Twain, Michael Patrick HearnIllustratorE W Kemble

Hardcover | October 30, 2001

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"All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn," Ernest Hemingway once declared. First published in 1885, the book has delighted millions of readers, while simultaneously riling contemporary sensibilities, and is still banned in many schools and libraries. Now, Michael Patrick Hearn, author of the best-selling The Annotated Wizard of Oz, thoroughly reexamines the 116-year heritage of that archetypal American boy, Huck Finn, and follows his adventures along every bend of the mighty Mississippi River. Hearn's copious annotations draw on primary sources including the original manuscript, Twain's revisions and letters, and period accounts. Reproducing the original E. W. Kemble illustrations from the first edition, as well as countless archival photographs and drawings, some of them previously unpublished, The Annotated Huckleberry Finn is a book no family's library can do without; it may well prove to be the classic edition of the great American novel.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), best known to the world by his pen-name Mark Twain, was an author and humorist, noted for his novels The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), which has been called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876, among many others.Edward Winsor Kemble (1861–1933) was born in...
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Title:Annotated Huckleberry FinnFormat:HardcoverPublished:October 30, 2001Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393020398

ISBN - 13:9780393020397

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