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Twain, Mark

Life on the Mississippi

€ 6.95

A colorful and entertaining account offers a history of the Mississippi River, describes Twain`s experiences as a young riverboat pilot, and shares tall tales, character sketches, local history and lore, and observations about the Mississippi. Reissue.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
The ``Body of the Nation`` v
The River and Its History
1(4)
The River and Its Explorers
5(5)
Frescoes from the Past
10(11)
The Boys` Ambition
21(3)
I Want to be a Cub-Pilot
24(4)
A Cub-Pilot`s Experience
28(6)
A Daring Deed
34(5)
Perplexing Lessons
39(5)
Continued Perplexities
44(5)
Completing My Education
49(5)
The River Rises
54(5)
Sounding
59(5)
A Pilot`s Needs
64(6)
Rank and Dignity of Piloting
70(5)
The Pilots` Monopoly
75(10)
Racing Days
85(6)
Cut-Offs and Stephen
91(6)
I Take a Few Extra Lessons
97(4)
Brown and I Exchange Compliments
101(4)
A Catastrophe
105(4)
A Section in My Biography
109(1)
I Return to My Muttons
110(6)
Traveling Incognito
116(2)
My Incognito is Exploded
118(5)
From Cairo to Hickman
123(4)
Under Fire
127(5)
Some Imported Articles
132(4)
Uncle Mumford Unloads
136(7)
A Few Specimen Bricks
143(6)
Sketches by the Way
149(6)
A Thumb-Print and What Came of It
155(11)
The Disposal of a Bonanza
166(4)
Refreshments and Ethics
170(3)
Tough Yarns
173(2)
Vicksburg during the Trouble
175(5)
The Professor`s Yarn
180(5)
The End of the ``Gold Dust``
185(1)
The House Beautiful
186(4)
Manufactures and Miscreants
190(4)
Castles and Culture
194(4)
The Metropolis of the South
198(3)
Hygiene and Sentiment
201(3)
The Art of Inhumation
204(3)
City Sights
207(5)
Southern Sports
212(6)
Enchantments and Enchanters
218(3)
``Uncle Remus`` and Mr. Cable
221(1)
Sugar and Postage
222(5)
Episodes in Pilot Life
227(4)
The ``Original Jacobs``
231(4)
Reminiscences
235(5)
A Burning Brand
240(8)
My Boyhood Home
248(4)
Past and Present
252(6)
A Vendetta and Other Things
258(4)
A Question of Law
262(4)
An Archangel
266(5)
On the Upper River
271(4)
Legends and Scenery
275(5)
Speculations and Conclusions
280(9)
Appendix 289
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
416 pagina's
Januari 1997
198 gram
184 x 114 x 19 mm
Bantam Classic & Loveswept us

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