Life On The Mississippi (Paperback)

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Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain detailing his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before and after the American Civil War. The book begins with a brief history of the river. It continues with anecdotes of Twain's training as a steamboat pilot, as the 'cub' of an experienced pilot. He describes, with great affection, the science of navigating the ever-changing Mississippi River.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781542543866
ISBN-10: 154254386X
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: January 14th, 2017
Pages: 400
Language: English