Summary: ''A GOLD MINE FOR SCHOLARS.'' *Deidre Carmody The New York Times Now, in this extraordinary literary uncovering, the original first half of Mark Twain's American masterpiece is available for the first time ever to a general readership. Lost for more than a century, the passages reinstated in this edition reveal a novel even more controversial than the version Twain published in 1885 and provide an invaluable insight into his creative process. A breakthrough of unparalleled impac ...show moret, this comprehensive edition of an American classic is the final rebuttal in the tireless debate of ''what Twain really meant.'' ''[A] MASTERLY RESTORATION . . . I wish this new version of Huckleberry Finn would be distributed to all the nation's classrooms as the basic text and lead to a badly needed reconsideration of the questions it raises.'' *James A. McPherson Chicago Tribune ''THOUGHTFULLY RESPECTS TWAIN'S INTENTIONS.'' *Gary Lee Stonum The Cleveland Plain Dealer With a Foreword and Addendum by Victor Doyno ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 10
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