- Audible Audiobook
- Listening Length: 6 hours and 20 minutes
- Program Type: Audiobook
- Version: Unabridged
- Publisher: Trout Lake Media
- Audible.com Release Date: February 27, 2013
- Whispersync for Voice: Ready
- Language: English
- ASIN: B00BM7ES7G
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Audiobook – Unabridged
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This is a rambling series of vignettes that seem to all take place in about a years span of Tom's childhood. He lives with his brother Syd, Cousin Amy and their Aunt Polly in a village along the Mississippi in the hey days of the riverboats and water transportation and the Pre Civil War era. Tom is intrepid and mischievous and he's a fun scamp to go along with. Many of his adventures are light and easily dealt with like talking a bunch of boys into getting him through his chore punishment, first crush, pretend games and late night outings, but there is a dangerous adventure that brings Tom and Huck to witness a murder and encounter some dangerous thieves.
I think I appreciated this more as an adult than I did as a kid. It's rather nostalgic and I can see why Twain would call it his Ode to Boyhood. Those days are long gone when boys- when kids played like this so it was a delight. Makes me want to instantly grab up The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
DO NOT BUY!
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1. The title of the book is MISSPELLED. "HUCKELBERRY" Seriously?
The writing as dry.Read more