Contributor biographical information for The adventures of Tom Sawyer / Mark Twain ; with an introduction by John Seelye ; notes by Guy Cardwell.


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Mark Twain (18351910) was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Missouri. He became celebrated for his uncompromising stands against injustice and imperialism and for his invariably quoted comments on any subject under the sun.
John Seelye is a graduate research professor of American literature at the University of Florida. He serves as consulting editor of Penguin Classics.
Guy Cardwell has written several books on Mark Twain and is emeritus professor of English at Washington University


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sawyer, Tom (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Mississippi River Valley -- Fiction.
Runaway children -- Fiction.
Child witnesses -- Fiction.
Missouri -- Fiction.
Boys -- Fiction.