Life on the Mississippi

Life on the Mississippi

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The spirit of the Mississippi flows through all Mark Twain's best work and here the romantic heyday of the steamboat is recalled in a characteristically nostalgic mixture of journalism and autobiography. He describes people and places with affection and humour, but of the Mississippi itself, on which he was once a cub pilot travelling between New Orleans and St Louis, he writes with repect and loving devotion.show more

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  • Paperback | 482 pages
  • 114.3 x 185.42 x 25.4mm | 294.83g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0192818481
  • 9780192818485

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