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by Mark Twain
9 hours, 24 minutes
Unabridged Adventure/Humor Novel
Ernest Hemingway wrote: “All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn … it’s the best book we’ve had. All American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing as good since.”
Big-river adventure and biting, laugh-out-loud satire in this classic “Great American Novel.” Narrated by John Jennens.
[Note: Two downloads are required for the complete novel. You can download just the first part if you want, but it might lack the closure you're looking for. Also the podcast includes only a fraction of the book. A good fraction, but still.]
Originally for sale on February 21, 2006, and released free with a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License five years later. See the Mission page for why.
Mark Twain (1835-1910) was an American author and beloved humorist best known for his serial novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Born Samuel Clemens, Twain made a name for himself with his travel writing, anti-imperialism satire, and a white linen suit he wore when speaking in public.
John Jennnens has performed in numerous community theatre productions in the Toledo, OH area over the past decade, receiving an 'excellence in acting' award from the Ohio Community Theatre Association for his portrayal of Natwick in James McClure's "Pvt.Wars." His professional recording experience includes well over one thousand radio and TV commercials, as well as appearances on TV and in film.