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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Puffin Classics by Mark Twain - Tom Sawyer an American Boypdf

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Puffin Classics by Mark Twain - Tom Sawyer an American Boypdf

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Puffin Classics) by Mark Twain

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On the banks of the Mississippi, Tom Sawyer and his friends seek out adventure at every turn. Then one fateful night they witness a murder. The boys swear never to reveal the secret and run away to be pirates and search for hidden treasure. But when Tom gets trapped in a cave with the murderer, can he escape unharmed? Richard Peck is an American novelist known for his young adult books. He was awarded Americans highly prestigious Newbery Medal in 2001 for his novel A Year Down Yonder. Features: * Click here to view our Condition Guide and Shipping Prices Whats wrong with that boy? A straightforward question that American classic author, Mark Twain, answers in the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Tom Sawyer is the original prankster, who gives the readers a glimpse into a boys psyche. This light-hearted account of a lads childhood reveals the superstitions that boys follow under and the games they partake in. From robbers, to pirates, to even an imitation of Peter Pan, the gang that entails Tom Sawy er is bound to collect trouble. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer begins in rural Mississippi, where the world of Tom Sawyer revolves around summertime fun and playing hooky. At home he has a family based association, where his Aunt Polly, younger brother Sid, and older sister Mary are supportive. Though when his Aunt Sally gives an unjust punishment, and his relationship with Becky Thatcher turns sour, Tom runs away to a remote island with his friends Joe Harper and notorious Huckleberry Finn. There he feels the pangs of homesickness, though decides to endure it when he plans to fake his own death. Arriving at the church during his funeral was one of my favorite parts, making the conflict of emotions more potent when you could feel the vast relief of the congregation, but also the fury of this bogus hoax. The main adventure that streams throughout the novel is the incidents following Doctor Robinsons murder. With only Huckleberry Finn

and Tom Sawyer as the sole witnesses, the truth is suddenly twisted wh en the boys take a vowel of silence and Injun Joe tries to pin the murder on Muff Potter, the town drunk. With every scene following, the boys live in terror with the possibility of facing the half-breed, but the series of events domino into the perfect ending where pauper boys become rich kings.

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