Life on the Mississippi
Before his literary career took off and he emerged as one of America's foremost men of letters, Mark Twain worked as a steamboat pilot in the antebellum South and Midwest. This fascinating account offers a brief history of commercial boating in the period and a probing, insightful, and eminently entertaining look at Twain's own experiences.
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Title: Life on the Mississippi
Author: Mark Twain
American Sniper 2012 US$ 7.99 400 pages