By: Clemens, Samuel L.; Twain, Mark
New York, Peebles Press:
Seller ID: kb009363
283 pages; black cloth with gilt-stamped design & text; 3/4" ding in front cover where cloth is scraped away; corners bumped, some light soiling; Twain spent seven years writing HUCKLEBERRY FINN--the book Hemingway claimed is the basis for all American fiction. The story of Huck's and Jim's quest for freedom on a raft on the Mississippi provides a panoramic view of Southern society, which Twain saw as beset by greed, violence, and coldhearted brutality in the guise of virtue. At the end of the book, Huck definitively abandons the hypocrisy and cant on which he has been raised when he ma... View More...