Nonfiction | June 01, 2009
The Boy Murderers: What Mark Twain and Huckleberry Finn Really Teach
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Could it be that Twain wanted Huck Finn to be a serious book about children? And could it be that the book about race was, to put it politely, the farce? What was Twain telling us about America’s children, and what was he really telling us about blacks and whites in America, if he was telling us anything at all?
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