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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (696,209 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mark Twain Narrator: Jack Lemmon Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2000 ISBN: 9780743568159
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A true classic, a search for America's soul is given the reading of a lifetime by one of America's finest actors -- two-time Academy Award winner Jack Lemmon. Floating on a raft down the Mississippi with Jim, an escaping slave, Lemmon's Huck finds adventure, danger and a cast of characters who are both menacing and hilarious.

Produced in a simple manner that allows imaginations to soar, Mark Twain's marvelous, enduring wit will charm the entire family. Destined to become an instant classic, this audiobook will help introduce your entire family to the unique pleasure of classic literature. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.”

    Ernest Hemingway

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is the only one of Mark Twain’s various books which can be called a masterpiece. I do not suggest that it is his only book of permanent interest; but it is the only one in which his genius is completely realized, and the only one which creates its own category.” 

    T. S. Eliot

  • “A seminal work of American literature that still commands deep praise and still elicits controversy, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is essential to the understanding of the American soul.” 

    Amazon.com, editorial review

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kolit | 2/15/2014

    " This book has got mad style. Check it out. Moby Dick, I believe, takes the master's card though. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kylei Allred | 2/11/2014

    " This book is ok I guess "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 George Sangiolo | 2/8/2014

    " Huckleberry Finn, Huck to his friends, is the iconic maverick. Having been raised by an alcoholic, abusive father and cared for by a strictly religious woman, Huck has a strong dislike for society, feeling that it has nothing to offer to him. Huck tries very hard to be independent, and he is a very practical, down to earth boy. Despite this, he is always ready for some fun, like an adventure, and he would follow his friend Tom Sawyer to the ends of the earth, no matter how farfetched Tom's plan may be. After adventuring with Tom in another of Twain's stories, Huck finds himself on another adventure as he fakes his own death to escape his father. He finds himself in the company of Jim, a runaway slave. The pair embarks on a journey north so that Jim can buy his family. Through the various encounters and experiences that they have whenever they go ashore, they form a mutual respect for one another, and young Huck, who like most people at the time didn't think of Jim as human, questions the way society taught him to view African Americans. On their way north, the intrepid duo evades capture, discovery, con men and blood feuds. By the end, Jim is freed and Huck appears to continue to be his adventurous, nomadic self. Twains remarkable story is witty and suspenseful, and the characters are all very interesting (even King Louis XVI (XVII?)). This is a memorable read, and it will continue to be treasure by readers for a long time to come. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Roger Wheelock | 2/3/2014

    " I read this transport-of-delight as a boy, and 60 years later it still has the power to make me determined to run away and float down the Mississippi! What tales - and told by such a tale-spinner. A book that has, ever since, made me fascinated by any book about a river. Mark Twain - if I had a hat on, I'd take it off to you! Marvellous, marvellous... "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Alissa | 1/31/2014

    " I didn't get all the way through this book because I didn't enjoy it. The pace of the story was slow and didn't make much sense. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carolina Valdez | 1/31/2014

    " Loved it! Lots of new words in my vocabulary... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Pam Stebbins | 1/30/2014

    " Surprisingly I hadn't already read this book. The edition I read had Norman Rockwell illustrations which I enjoyed. Also this edition is as Mark Twain had originally written it. While an adventure story, and often comical, its themes of racism and the contradictions of society continue to make it relevant. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bill Homan | 1/25/2014

    " Probably my favorite Mark Twain book of all time. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Falcon | 1/25/2014

    " this is really a great book.A very good one for kids.A great American Novel bt Mark Twain.A grrat adventure. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kaywee | 1/23/2014

    " The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn written by Mark Twain was a great read in my opinion. Although the adjustment from modern writing to Twain's southern vernacular was a difficult adjustment at first, as I continued, I came to appreciate Huck's viewpoints expressed in his way of talking. Twain's opinions on racism are evident throughout the book and is expressed through Huck's questioning of society's morals. "Aunt Sally she's going to adopt and sivilize me, and I just can't stand it." (Twain 97) Huck first wrestles with his conscience over Jim and the "inappropriate" relationship they share but soon realizes that society may not always be correct. Another instance where Huck notices this is when they meet the Duke and Dauphin, the differences in lies. Instead of following society's believe lying in general is bad, Huck comes to the conclusion lying for a unjust reason is frowned upon. Yet if the lie was to aid someone in need, it was justified. One large symbol in the book is the Mississippi River. A representation of freedom, the Mississippi River signifies (literally and figuratively) Jim's freedom. While a large chunk of the book is written while Huck and Jim are floating down the river is where I found Twain's (found in the character Huck Finn) perspective. This is where Twain changes his tone and Huck starts to question society's morals even more before. Overall I found the book to be a good read and would recommend it to a friend. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Alissa | 1/22/2014

    " I didn't get all the way through this book because I didn't enjoy it. The pace of the story was slow and didn't make much sense. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Matt | 1/18/2014

    " Fell asleep a couple times reading this book, shows the true nature of either the book, or the reader. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Aiden Dunnigan | 1/16/2014

    " Huck Finn is a great novel that really embodies the American spirit of the time. The book gives the reader a sense of freedom and courage as if they themselves were traveling down the Mississippi. While the book does have a bit of racism here and there with how Huck adresses Jim, the book is still great. It was part of the time and while it is extraordinarily offensive now, that's how things were then. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Theoxeny | 1/16/2014

    " I know this is a classic, and I probably should have liked it more, but I found it somewhat amoral and shallow. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ashlyn | 1/14/2014

    " I dislike Mark Twain...another forced freshman year "favorite". "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Connor Young | 1/12/2014

    " This book is a classic! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jordan Taylor- Jones | 1/9/2014

    " I read this as part of my Uni Course and found the criticisms, contextual material, history all very fascinating. The actual text, I found to be dull and repetitive. I felt like I was meandering up and down the same river, listening to the same problems (in various forms) for too, too long. An underrepresentation of women and I didn't find a single character likeable, authentic or 3D at best. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Becky Jo Gesteland | 1/7/2014

    " it gets better every time "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Damian Carter | 1/5/2014

    " Really what is there to say. American Classic "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Schroedette | 1/5/2014

    " Felt like I was supposed to like it. Couldn't really get into it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Trudy | 1/5/2014

    " What a great book! Originally planned as a sequel to Tom Sawyer but superior. His dislike of Christianity is evident but if he saw Christians as he describes them then it becomes more understandable. He is cutting in his descriptions. His treatment of blacks is said to be racist though I would say that he is indicting the whole culture by his use of the racist language and attitudes. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marc | 1/4/2014

    " Listening to Tom Parker's reading made this classic come alive, very well done. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Fiona | 12/25/2013

    " I am too much of a grammar freak to enjoy this book "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Teri Moote | 12/24/2013

    " An American classic. Great adventures, hilarity, friendship, mixed in with the serious topics of slavery, freedom, honesty, and integrity. Makes me want to grab a friend and float down a river to see what the day will bring. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Natalie Nelson | 12/23/2013

    " The novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a timeless classic written by the "Great American author", Mark Twain. It makes readers laugh out loud on one page, then by the next they are tearing up with emotion. In my opinion, though it is one of the greatest novels of our time, I did not personally enjoy The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. It was very difficult for me to read and I would find myself having to read pages over again out of confusion. It was also quite hard for me to stay awake while reading it. Given this, I do not mean to turn people off to the idea of reading this novel. It is indeed a classic novel with adventure and humor. It was enjoyable on many occasions, constantly keeping readers guessing if Huck and Jim will succeed with their journey. I would recommend this novel to those with a higher reading level that are also accustomed to the type of old language Twain uses in his novel. This book is not necessarily for everyone, but there is a definite reason it is referred to as the great American novel. There are many conflicts that occur throughout the whole novel. The main conflict, however, is man versus society. Both Huck and Jim flee from their town in hopes of being free men in Cairo. Huck is running from his father, who locks him up and occasionally abuses him. Jim, on the other hand, is running from slavery. They both want to escape the horrors of society and live in a place where they can be free and not controlled by someone. The writing style is quite difficult to fully comprehend, in my opinion. The opening sentence to the novel is "You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," but that ain't no matter" (Twain 1). That sentence in itself is very difficult to understand. Most of the novel is moderately confusing, in my opinion. Twain tends to go on tangents as well, explaining minor events with an intense amount of detail. This style of writing is not particularly enjoyable for me, however most seem to look beyond it. The novel contained some very important themes in its pages. In my opinion, the main theme was how society has a way of controlling people. In the story, Huck believed he should turn Jim in, but being out in the water away from other people, he did not have to conform to their thoughts about slavery. Huck was free to make his own decisions and form his own opinions. This resulted in him keeping Jim safe and free from slavery as long as he could. If he was still in the town he came from, he would not have helped Jim in fear of the people looking down at him and telling him it is wrong to think that way. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has it's good and bad factors, but in conclusion it is an extremely powerful story with important themes that everyone should learn. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lil | 12/15/2013

    " Listened to Elijah Wood's awesome performance of this book. I liked this book and really liked some parts, but found myself wishing it were over a good while before it was. I would probably give it 3.5 stars if I could. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tarkaneea | 12/14/2013

    " This was a pretty good book. Although, it is definitely not one I would willingly read on my own. I had to read this for my Advanced American Literature class, and that is the only reason it is currently on my bookshelf. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Teri Moote | 12/9/2013

    " An American classic. Great adventures, hilarity, friendship, mixed in with the serious topics of slavery, freedom, honesty, and integrity. Makes me want to grab a friend and float down a river to see what the day will bring. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 David Williams | 12/5/2013

    " Huckleberry Finn is without doubt a work of genius. If you haven't read it, you should. If its been a while since your last reading you should visit it again. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Katelyn | 12/5/2013

    " This was a good book, the ending was a bit frustrating. If you want to read this, I highly reccomend you read The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain before you read this one. Trust me, you'll have a much easier time understanding this one if you do. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lea | 11/24/2013

    " Certainly an important piece for anyone interested in American literature, as there is little doubt that Huck is the quintessence of the spirit of that movement. He's forever young, rebellious and naive, yet devoid of selfishness and incapable of cruelty. Pretty rad. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Linda | 11/23/2013

    " ANYTHING by Mark Twain is worth reading. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ginevra | 11/19/2013

    " Re-read again. One of my favourites from my childhood. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Madison | 11/14/2013

    " It's a classic but the dialect was hard to get into. Not my taste but worth the time. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Brett Adams | 11/9/2013

    " Great story of loyalty and faith. Fun to read and poignant. A lot more relevant than Tom Sawyer and much more reflective of a society confused by slavery and consumed by it, as well as other confounding social battles. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Pam Loberger | 11/1/2013

    " There's a reason it is listed in the 100 Greatest Books. While Tom Sawyer is cute and fun; Huck develops wonderful character studies and relationships. A definite must-read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Arielle | 10/28/2013

    " Love Mark Twain. His wit and humor really make a great book. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Charlotte | 10/27/2013

    " It was a little boring sometimes and kind of confusing when it switched between present tense and past tense. But in the end I guess it was okay and a little funny. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Candice | 10/23/2013

    " This is one if the best books ever. Great story-telling, adventurous, funny, and heart-felt. It's a story of humans and how we are more alike than different, and more good than bad. Love Huck Finn - what a hero! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Neda | 10/12/2013

    " Couldn't put it down :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Philip | 10/11/2013

    " An American classic that is worth a read, regardless of the readers background. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alyssa | 10/1/2013

    " it was a really great book and it captured my attention from the very start! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ampion | 9/14/2013

    " Great book... till the ending made all the events in the story almost entirely worthless "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Schroedette | 9/10/2013

    " Felt like I was supposed to like it. Couldn't really get into it. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Syll | 9/8/2013

    " Did not like it very much....... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alfred Vanderbilt | 9/6/2013

    " Possibly the greatest wok of American literature. A wonderful book, as well. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mara | 8/29/2013

    " classic. read it five times! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeri | 8/19/2013

    " This was an excellent librovox recording by Mark Smith. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Michael Turner | 7/12/2013

    " Very cool use of vernacular, and cleverly hidden messages and judgements on Twain's part, but overall, a rather average story to read in the fun department. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Malori Bezet | 6/14/2013

    " I hated this book. I did not care for the story and the dialect just made it worse. I know it's a praised classic, but it just didn't do anything for me. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Alisha | 6/1/2013

    " I really liked it but it took me a really long time to read one page. It felt like I read each page in 10 minutes. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sariah Dorbin | 5/30/2013

    " The most important and perfect novel in the English language. According to me. Period. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Abdou Fiero | 5/16/2013

    " that was my first novel :) I've realy enjoyed reading It,I am impressed by the ironical style of Mark Twain "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carolina Valdez | 4/3/2013

    " Loved it! Lots of new words in my vocabulary... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jacky Tucker | 2/20/2013

    " I remember reading this book as a child it's impact is lifelong even though much of that memory is the emotions that it enticed from me "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Emalie | 2/3/2013

    " This book was alright. I felt like it could have been shorter. There was stories within the whole story. There was a few places that really confused me and the spark notes help a lot with this book. The overall message was will developed within the book. But overall the book was just okay. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dee Dee Wax | 1/25/2013

    " Groundbreaking for it's time and for today as well! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Brandy Luther | 1/23/2013

    " A great historical read that is full of exciting adventure and heart wrenching drama. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mary | 1/3/2013

    " I read this too young. Need to read it again. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nicola Storey | 12/8/2012

    " Tom Sawyer let's huck and this book down. End of. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kirby | 10/25/2012

    " full of adventures and funny "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michelle Butler | 10/19/2012

    " Really enjoyed the images of life sailing up and down the missisippi on paddle steamers and rafts. A good adventure story for boys and with plenty of opportunities for important discussions on topics such as slavery. I just hope my boys don't turn out as mischevious as Huck and Tom! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Stacy | 10/19/2012

    " I think it was a well written novel.. but i got board with it very easily.. until the end then i started enjoying it "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mindy | 10/11/2012

    " This was a very slow read for me...mostly because of the dialect I think, but I am glad I read it. It is a wonderful look at a time in history that will never be experienced again. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Barbara | 10/7/2012

    " There is nothing like a good classic.... "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Micha | 9/22/2012

    " I think I basically want to exterminate Tom Sawyer. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 David Meijer | 9/6/2012

    " liked it a lot, though the part about freeing jim seemed too stupid for words. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Anna Ben ezra | 8/17/2012

    " One of my favorite books of all time! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Christine Amato | 8/2/2012

    " At the top of my list! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dale | 7/1/2012

    " The things of boyhood dreams. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Forouz | 5/30/2012

    " It is so cool! By reading it , I could imagine I am a kid!!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Octopusgoo | 3/24/2012

    " So many characters of so many types. Adventure on a raft, a great insight to the American south. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lorraine Lynn | 2/3/2012

    " Read this 30 years ago and loved all things river boats as a result. Was so inspired by Twain (Clemens) that I included him and the book in one of my novels. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sabouram | 1/13/2012

    " A very good book to start at very young age. Advise your youngsters to read it to develop some values. I have read the translation as boy but want to read the English one as a man. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Louis | 11/8/2011

    " A great adventure and a great look at people and places of the time. Twain another sage and or prophet. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mason | 10/28/2011

    " This was a crazy book!! I liked the overall story and plot! This book is placed in the middle of slavery and much racial upheaval! There is a lot of racial slurs and profanity used!! ;) some parts are hard to read because he tried to write like how the character might sound. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeff D. | 8/4/2011

    " A slice of Americana that is equal parts fun and whimsical. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Karen | 5/25/2011

    " Fascinating study of time and place long gone. Difficult word makes teh reality work, but so glad we don't live in a country that accepts it now. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Patty | 5/24/2011

    " I was too young when I read this book--I liked it, but I want to go back to it. Twain is an amazing writer, and I'm sure I'd get more out of it now. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Emma | 5/22/2011

    " A thousand times better than Tom Sawyer (the character, that is). Adventures of Huckleberry Finn provides a mature look at race relations through the eyes of a young boy. This work is nothing short of great. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Steven | 5/22/2011

    " I thought it was good but not great. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Judi | 5/21/2011

    " Maybe my expectations were too high. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Colin | 5/19/2011

    " this was the best book I ever read. I want to read it again and again and again. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Markus | 5/19/2011

    " I Love Huck Finn because I love Mark Twain. Persons attempting to find pedo/homo erotic undertones in that will be shot. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Eva Anne | 5/17/2011

    " Dissected this one for English class. Sometimes, discussion takes all the charm out of a book. So do angry yet subtle attacks at Romanticism. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sam | 5/16/2011

    " Not quite as entertaining as Tom Sawyer "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michelle | 5/15/2011

    " Read this one back in the 6th grade for an English assignment & still remember most of it to this day :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Raffles | 5/14/2011

    " One of the greatest American novels. "

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Author Mark Twain

Mark Twain, pseudonym of Samuel L. Clemens (1835–1910), was born in Florida, Missouri, and grew up in Hannibal on the west bank of the Mississippi River. He attended school briefly and then at age thirteen became a full-time apprentice to a local printer. When his older brother Orion established the Hannibal Journal, Samuel became a compositor for that paper and then, for a time, an itinerant printer. With a commission to write comic travel letters, he traveled down the Mississippi. Smitten with the riverboat life, he signed on as an apprentice to a steamboat pilot. After 1859, he became a licensed pilot, but two years later the Civil War put an end to the steam-boat traffic.

In 1861, he and his brother traveled to the Nevada Territory where Samuel became a writer for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise, and there, on February 3, 1863, he signed a humorous account with the pseudonym Mark Twain. The name was a river man’s term for water “two fathoms deep” and thus just barely safe for navigation.

In 1870 Twain married and moved with his wife to Hartford, Connecticut. He became a highly successful lecturer in the United States and England, and he continued to write.