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The Innocents Abroad: or, The New Pilgrims' Progress

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4 out of 5
Based on 1,547 Ratings and 216 Reviews

Book Description
The Innocents Abroad is one of the most prominent and influential travel books ever written about Europe and the Holy Land. In it, the collision of the American "New Barbarians" and the European "Old World" provides much comic fodder for Mark Twain-and a remarkably perceptive lens on the human condition. Gleefully skewering the ethos of American tourism in Europe, Twain's lively satire ulti... More
Book Information
PublisherModern Library
BindingPaperback (75 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages560
Publication Date02/11/2003
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About Mark Twain (Author) : Mark Twain was a published author, creator, editor, illustrator, series editor, and a translator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mark Twain include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, ... more
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About Jane Jacobs (Introduction) : Jane Jacobs is a published author and a narrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Jane Jacobs include The Witch Family, The Jungle (Modern Library Paperbacks... more
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10/4/2007 Cindy Lovell said: Another best kept secret... hilarious account of the first ever "pleasure cruise" in history. Of course, with Samuel Clemens on board, what else would you expect? From the can-can to the Holy Land, Twain's irreverence is timeless.
tags: Twain's First Travel Book

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