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Huck Finn's America : Mark Twain and the era that shaped his masterpiece / Andrew Levy.

Author/creator Levy, Andrew, 1962-
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Info New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Descriptionxxiv, 342 pages ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents A new kind of entertainment -- Shiftless, lazy, and dadblasted tired -- Strange animals, to change their clothes so often -- An appeal in behalf of extending the suffrage to boys -- Boy No. 2 -- The trouble begins -- Twins -- The freedman's case -- Huckleberry Capone.
Scope and content "A groundbreaking and controversial re-examination of our most beloved classic, Huckleberry Finn, proving that for more than 100 years we have misunderstood Twain's message on race and childhood--and the uncomfortable truths it still holds for modern America"--Provided by publisher.
General note"January 2015"--Title page verso.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 297-327) and index.
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2014040482
ISBN9781439186961
ISBN1439186960
ISBN(ebook)
ISBN(ebook)
ISBN9781439186978 (trade paperback)
ISBN1439186979 (trade paperback)

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Joyner General Stacks PS1305 .L48 2015 ✔ Available Place Hold

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