The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn-
aka Huck Finn
by Mark Twain
Mark Twain (pen name of Samuel Clemens) (1835-1910) - American humorist whose pseudonym was adopted from his days as a Mississippi steamboat pilot, “mark twain” meaning “two fathoms deep.” He introduced colloquial speech into American writing and was the most popular writer of his time.
Huckleberry Finn (1884) - This sequel to Tom Sawyer is considered one of the greatest American novels. Twain drew on his own boyhood on the Mississippi for this enduring tale of Huck Finn and the runaway slave, Jim.