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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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With his uniquely expressive voice, three-time Academy Award® winner Paul Newman vividly brings to life the exciting tale of one of America's favorite heroes. Young Tom Sawyer, full of guts and determination, takes us on amazing adventures that are both touching and humorous, and at their most compelling in Newman's warm and charismatic performance.
Produced in a simple manner that allows imaginations to soar, Mark Twain's marvelous enduring wit will charm the entire family. Destined to become an instant classic, this audiobook will help introduce your family to the unique pleasure of classic literature.
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  • Simon & Schuster | 
  • 336 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416500223 | 
  • September 2007 | 
  • Lexile 970L
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Chapter I: Tom Plays, Fights, and Hides
"Tom!"
No answer.
"Tom!"
No answer.
"What's gone with that boy, I wonder? You, TOM!"
No answer.
The old lady pulled her spectacles down and looked over them about the room; then she put them up and looked out under them. She seldom or never looked through them for so small a thing as a boy; they were her state pair, the pride of her heart, and were built for "style," not service -- she could have seen through a pair of stove lids just as well. She looked perplexed for a moment, and then said, not fiercely, but still loud enough for the furniture to hear:
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Mark Twain

Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens. His humorous tales of human nature, especially The Adventures of Tom Sawyer(1876) andThe Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), remain standard texts in high school and college literature classes. Twain was born and died in years in which Halley’s Comet passed by Earth: 1835 and 1910.

Iacopo Bruno is an illustrator and graphic designer living in Milan, Italy.

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