Life on the Mississippi
By Mark Twain
Life on the Mississippi (1883) is a memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the War.
Great!5By RandyrrpThis was the first Mark Twain book I read in its entirety, loved it. Free, too! Great snapshot of his life as a riverboat pilot, and superbly written!