The Innocents Abroad: Or The New Pilgrims' Progress

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The Floating Press, 1 gen 2011 - 788 pagine
Known as one of American literature's finest humor writers, Mark Twain took on the travel genre in the series of essays, sketches, and observations collected in The Innocents Abroad. From classic fish-out-of-water shenanigans to keen insight into the differences between American culture and its European and Middle Eastern counterparts, this volume is an engaging and rewarding read.
 

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Chapter XXXII
395
Chapter XXXIII
414
Chapter XXXIV
429
Chapter XXXV
446
Chapter XXXVI
453
Chapter XXXVII
457
Chapter XXXVIII
473
Chapter XXXIX
484

Chapter VIII
81
Chapter IX
89
Chapter X
97
Chapter XI
108
Chapter XII
116
Chapter XIII
131
Chapter XIV
145
Chapter XV
155
Chapter XVI
172
Chapter XVII
179
Chapter XVIII
192
Chapter XIX
204
Chapter XX
224
Chapter XXI
234
Chapter XXII
247
Chapter XXIII
261
Chapter XXIV
280
Chapter XXV
292
Chapter XXVI
305
Chapter XXVII
331
Chapter XXVIII
350
Chapter XXIX
363
Chapter XXX
371
Chapter XXXI
383
Chapter XL
491
Chapter XLI
503
Chapter XLII
512
Chapter XLIII
521
Chapter XLIV
530
Chapter XLV
545
Chapter XLVI
562
Chapter XLVII
574
Chapter XLVIII
592
Chapter XLIX
607
Chapter L
620
Chapter LI
635
Chapter LII
654
Chapter LIII
662
Chapter LIV
682
Chapter LV
697
Chapter LVI
720
Chapter LVII
727
Chapter LVIII
740
Chapter LIX
759
Chapter LX
765
Chapter LXI
770
Conclusion
782
Copyright

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Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled throughout the West, writing humorous sketches for newspapers. In 1865, he wrote the short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, which was very well received. He then began a career as a humorous travel writer and lecturer, publishing The Innocents Abroad in 1869, Roughing It in 1872, and, Gilded Age in 1873, which was co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mississippi Writing: Life on the Mississippi, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910.

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