The Prince and the Pauper

byMark TwainForeword bySuzanne Fisher Staples

October 3, 2006|
The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
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Prince Edward inadvertently switches places with Tom Canty, a pauper. While both boys are interested in experiencing life in the other''s shoes, they are dismayed by the realities of their new lives. Written before The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was finished, this tale contains the elements of social criticism that were later to dominate Twain''s writings
Samuel Clemens - steamboat pilot, prospector, and newspaper reporter - adopted the pen name "Mark Twain" when he began his career as a literary humorist. The pen name - a river's pilot's term meaning "two fathoms deep" or "safe water" - appears to have freed Clemens to develop the humorous, deadpan manner that became his trademark. Dur...
Title:The Prince and the Pauper
Product dimensions:352 pages, 7.62 X 5.12 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 7.62 X 5.12 X 1 in
Published:October 3, 2006
ISBN - 13:9781416928058

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