The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: A Novel (Mass Market)

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Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

This irresistible tale of the adventures of two friends growing up in frontier America is one of Mark Twain’s most popular novels. The farcical, colorful, and poignant escapades of Tom and his friend Huckleberry Finn brilliantly depict the humor and pathos of growing up on the geographic and cultural rim of nineteenth-century America. Originally intended for children, the book transcends genre in its magical depiction of innocence and possibility, and is now regarded as one of Twain’s masterpieces.

About the Author


Mark Twain was the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, who was born in Missouri in 1835 and died in Connecticut in 1910. He worked as a Mississippi riverboat pilot, a journalist, and a travel writer before achieving tremendous popularity as a humorist and novelist.

Praise For…


“A sacred text within the body of American literature.”—Frank Conroy
Product Details
ISBN: 9780553211283
ISBN-10: 0553211285
Publisher: Bantam Classics
Publication Date: January 1st, 1995
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Bantam Classics