Mark Twain's classic and controversial novel weaves together adventure, comedy, and satire as Huck struggles to escape his constricting life and sets off down the river with Jim, a slave. This comprehensive explanation of the novel offers an introduction to Mark Twain's life, a detailed narrative guide to the book, dramatic readings, and a critical analysis. The author of this study guide is an assistant professor of English at the College of William and Mary with a specialty in American Literature and a guest lecturer at Yale and Harvard. This guide is part of the A+ AUDIO series from Time Warner, an innovative set of study materials that will help you to better understand, appreciate, and enjoy great works of literature. Look for other A+ titles from Audible in the Education section of Personal Development. Download and start listening now!