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The adventures of huckleberry finn
-mark twain-

mark twain real name samuel langhorne clemens was born on the missouri frontier and spent his childhood here. he was forced to quit school at the age of 12 in order to earn his living. he wrote his first article at 15, and his first short story was published when he was 16. in 1857 he started down the mississippi toward new orleans as an apprentice steamboat pilot. the people he met and the scenes he viewed during these four years on the mississippi furnished characters and situations for his later writings.
his first successful literary exploit was a short story the celebrated jumping frog of calaveras county, which brought him national attention.
the adventures of huckleberry finn, a sequel to tom sawyer in the picaresque vein of the latter, being a keener realistic portrayal of regional character and frontier experience on the mississippi.
it is the story of a flight down the mississippi of a white...

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