The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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  • Edition: 135th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-06-01
  • Publisher: Univ of California Pr

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This landmark anniversary edition contains a selection of Twain's hard-to-find letters and notes expressing his always-engaging opinions on the publication ofTom Sawyer.

Table of Contents

Illustrationsp. xi
Forewordp. xiii
The Writing of Tom Sawyerp. xv
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Prefacep. xxix
Y-o-u-u Tomp. 1
Aunt Polly Decides Upon her Duty
Tom Practices Music
The Challenge
A Private Entrance
Strong Temptationsp. 10
Strategic Movements
The Innocents Beguiled
Tom as a Generalp. 17
Triumph and Reward
Dismal Felicity
Commission and Omission
Mental Acrobaticsp. 26
Attending Sunday-School
The Superintendent
"Showing off"
Tom Lionized
A Useful Ministerp. 37
In Church
The Climax
Self-Examinationp. 44
The Midnight Charm
Witches and Devils
Cautious Approaches
Happy Hours
A Treaty Entered Intop. 57
Early Lessons
A Mistake Made
Tom Decides on his Coursep. 63
Old Scenes Re-enacted
A Solemn Situationp. 70
Grave Subjects Introduced
Injun Joe Explains
The Solemn Oathp. 78
Terror Brings Repentance
Mental Punishment
Muff Potter Comes Himselfp. 86
Tom's Conscience at Work
Tom Shows his Generosityp. 92
Aunt Polly Weakens
The Young Piratesp. 98
Going to the Rendezvous
The Camp-Fire Talk
Camp-Lifep. 106
A Sensation
Tom Steals Away from Camp
Tom Reconnoitersp. 114
Learns the Situation
Reports at Camp
A Day's Amusementsp. 119
Tom Reveals a Secret
The Pirates take a Lesson
A Night Surprise
An Indian War
Memories of the Lost Heroesp. 129
The point in Tom's Secret
Tom's Feelings Investigatedp. 133
Wonderful Dream
Becky Thatcher Overshadowed
Tom Becomes Jealous
Black Revenge
Tom Tells the Truthp. 144
Becky in a Dilemmap. 147
Tom's Nobility Asserts Itself
Youthful Eloquencep. 153
Compositions by the Young Ladies
A lengthy Vision
The Boy's Vengeance Satisfied
Tom's Confidence Betrayedp. 161
Expects Signal Punishment
Old Muff's Friendsp. 166
Muff Potter in Court
Muff Potter Saved
Tom as the Village Herop. 173
Days of Splendor and Nights of Horror
Pursuit of Injun Joe
About Kings and Diamondsp. 175
Search for the Treasures
Dead People and Ghosts
The Haunted Housep. 184
Sleepy Ghosts
A Box of Gold
Bitter Luck
Doubts to be Settledp. 193
The Young Detectives
An Attempt at No. Twop. 197
Huck Mounts Guard
The Pic-nicp. 202
Huck on Injun Joe's Track
The "Revenge" Job
Aid for the Widow
The Welchman Reportsp. 211
Huck Under Fire
The Story Circulated
A New Sensation
Hope Giving Way to Despair
An Exploring Expeditionp. 222
Trouble Commences
Lost in the Cave
Total Darkness
Found but not Saved
Tom tells the Story of their Escapep. 233
Tom's Enemy in Safe Quarters
The Fate of Injun Joep. 238
Huck and Tom Compare Notes
An Expedition to the Cave
Protection Against Ghosts
"An Awful Snug Place"
A Reception at the Widow Douglas's
Springing a Secretp. 250
Mr. Jones' Surprise a Failure
A New Order of Thingsp. 250
Poor Huck
New Adventures Plannedx
Conclusionp. 260
Explanatory Notesp. 261
Sources for Charactersp. 270
Note on the Textp. 272
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