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Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain (author), Kris Nauwelaerts (illustrator), Henri Van Daele (adapter)

Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain (author), Kris Nauwelaerts (illustrator), Henri Van Daele (adapter)
Target audience:
All ages
Title
Tom Sawyer / Twain, Mark ; bew. : Van Daele, Henri ; ill. : Nauwelaerts, Kris
Author
Mark Twain
Illustrator
Kris Nauwelaerts
Adapter
Henri Van Daele 1946-2010
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Publisher
Averbode: Altiora, 1994 | Other editions
227 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-317-1031-8

About Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. He was lauded as the "greatest humorist [the United States] has produced", and William Faulkner called him "the father of American literature". His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".

Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. He served an apprenticeship with a printer and then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his lack of success at mining, turning to jo…Read more on Wikipedia