One of American literature's classic coming-of-age tales, this novel chronicles the eponymous hero's often-mischievous adventures. Drawn from Mark Twain's own experiences and the lives of the boys he grew up among, Tom Sawyer is a hybrid creation who, according to his creator, ""belongs to the composite order of architecture."" This brand-new title featuring concise critical excerpts is complete with an annotated bibliography, an index, a list of characters, and an extensive summary of the original work.
This book is part of a book series called Adventures Of Tom Sawyer .
There are 121 pages in this book. This book was published 2011 by Facts On File Inc .
Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humourist.
This book contains the following story:
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Impish, daring young Tom Sawyer is a hero to his friends and a torment to his relations. For wherever there is mischief or adventure, Tom is at the heart of it. During one hot summer, Tom witnesses a murder, runs away to be a pirate, attends his own funeral, rescues an innocent man from the gallows, searches for treasure in a haunted house, foils a devilish plot and discovers a box of gold. But can he escape his nemesis, the villainous Injun Joe?