About this book
Impish, daring young Tom Sawyer is the bane of the old, the hero of the young. During one hot summer, Tom witnesses a murder, runs away to be a pirate, attends his own funeral, searches for treasure in a haunted house, foils a devilish plot and discovers a box of gold. But can he escape his nemesis, the villainous Injun Joe?
The classic boy-hero of American literature. It is the 100th anniversary of Twain's death in April 2010.