Life on the Mississippi - Mark Twain

Life on the Mississippi

By Mark Twain

  • Release Date: 1911-01-01
  • Genre: Essays & Memoirs
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Life on the Mississippi (1883) is a memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the War.


  • Great!

    By Randyrrp
    This was the first Mark Twain book I read in its entirety, loved it. Free, too! Great snapshot of his life as a riverboat pilot, and superbly written!