Join Mark Twain on his trip on board a steamboat from St. Louis to New Orleans. He describes the competition from railroads, and the new, large cities, and adds his observations on greed, gullibility, tragedy, and bad architecture. The book also introduces a brief history of the river as reported by Europeans and Americans, beginning with the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto.
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|Size: ||1.3 MB|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781910343517 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Copying:||of 30 selections allowed|
|Printing:||of 30 pages allowed|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|