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Mark Twain's Letters from Hawaii

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The Huck Finn of foreign correspondents provides a colorful account of old Honolulu, the island nobility, the City of Refuge on the Kona coast, and the active volcano of Kilauea. These selections of...
The Huck Finn of foreign correspondents provides a colorful account of old Honolulu, the island nobility, the City of Refuge on the Kona coast, and the active volcano of Kilauea. These selections of...
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  • The Huck Finn of foreign correspondents provides a colorful account of old Honolulu, the island nobility, the City of Refuge on the Kona coast, and the active volcano of Kilauea. These selections of Mark Twain's newspaper dispatches are both charming and informative. The light touch of the great humorist is seldom missing as he reveals the "loveliest fleet of islands that lie anchored in any ocean." This recording evokes the historical era with the eye of a verbal artist and the voice of a performing artist.

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  • Mark Twain (1835-1910), one of the most admired writers of all time, published this work in the U.S.A. in 1885, following Innocents Abroad (1869) and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876).

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  • AudioFile Magazine The creator of successful one-man shows in which he impersonates the beloved Mark Twain delivers a fascinating reading of letters the journalist/author dispatched to the SACRAMENTO UNION in 1866 while visiting the Sandwich Islands (now known as Hawaii). Twain's superb writing about the history of that exotic paradise and his experiences there delivers a powerful audio experience. Listeners will feel they too are discovering the geography of the islands. One can almost smell the fragrant flowers and experience the balmy breezes. This would be a lovely gift, suitable for almost anyone on any occasion--but you'll want a copy for your personal collection as well. L.C. (c) AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine
  • Publishers Weekly

    "Hearing Layne read Mark Twain's newspaper dispatches from Hawaii gives one the invigorating sense of visiting exotic locale as well as a different era. Those who treat themselves to these blustery, spirited letters will experience a journey in every sense of the word. In this thoughtfully abridged collection, one letter may rhapsodize about scenery while the next delves into death rituals for a native princess; the result is a listening experience that feels balanced, not overdone."

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