The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - eBook  -     By: Mark Twain, Alfred Kazin
Buy Item $1.64 Retail: $1.99 Save 18% ($0.35) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - eBook

Bantam / 2003 / ePub

$1.64 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $1.99
|
Save 18% ($0.35)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW11952EB

Current Promotions
* This product is available for purchase only in the USA. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Read this eBook on:




Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Bantam
Publication Date: 2003
ISBN: 9780553897425
ISBN-13: 9780553897425
Availability: In Stock
Series: Bantam Classics

Publisher's Description

"All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn," Ernest Hemingway wrote, "It's the best book we've had." A complex masterpiece that has spawned volumes of scholarly exegesis and interpretative theories, it is at heart a compelling adventure story. Huck, in flight from his murderous father, and Nigger Jim, in flight from slavery, pilot their raft thrillingly through treacherous waters, surviving a crash with a steamboat, betrayal by rogues, and the final threat from the bourgeoisie. Informing all this is the presence of the River, described in palpable detail by Mark Twain, the former steamboat pilot, who transforms it into a richly metaphoric entity. Twain's other great innovation was the language of the book itself, which is expressive in a completely original way. "The invention of this language, with all its implications, gave a new dimension to our literature," Robert Penn Warren noted. "It is a language capable of poetry."

Author Bio

The Modern Library has played a significant role in American cultural life for the better part of a century. The series was founded in 1917 by the publishers Boni and Liveright and eight years later acquired by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer. It provided the foundation for their next publishing venture, Random House. The Modern Library has been a staple of the American book trade, providing readers with affordable hardbound editions of important works of literature and thought. For the Modern Library's seventy-fifth anniversary, Random House redesigned the series, restoring as its emblem the running torch-bearer created by Lucian Bernhard in 1925 and refurbishing jackets, bindings, and type, as well as inaugurating a new program of selecting titles. The Modern Library continues to provide the world's best books, at the best prices.


From the Hardcover edition.

Editorial Reviews

"All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. It's the best book we've had." --Ernest Hemingway


From the Hardcover edition.

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Value:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. Lynne Taylor
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    April 6, 2011
    Lynne Taylor
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn .
    Fabulous classic! My students each year rate this as their favorite book.
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge
    The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge
    Tony Dungy, Nathan Whitaker
    Tyndale House / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $15.99 Save 34% ($5.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 15 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW348285
    Video
  2. Prince Caspian (Adult Edition)  - Slightly Imperfect
    Prince Caspian (Adult Edition) - Slightly Imperfect
    C.S. Lewis
    HarperCollins / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $1.99 Retail: $10.95 Save 82% ($8.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW64922DA
  3. Who's Having A Birthday Greeting Cards
    Who's Having A Birthday Greeting Cards
    Christian Inspirations / 2009 / Gift
    $3.99 Retail: $8.99 Save 56% ($5.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 26 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW176700X
  4. The Power in Your Hands: Writing Nonfiction in High School Textbook
    The Power in Your Hands: Writing Nonfiction in High School Textbook
    Sharon Watson
    Sharon Watson / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $35.89 Retail: $39.98 Save 10% ($4.09)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW459232

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search