|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Series:||Cambridge Library Collection - North American History Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Charles Dickens is one of the greatest and most widely read of novelists writing in English. ""Great Expectations"" is only one of some fifteen novels, all of whose titles are common currency and all of which have been repeatedly dramatized for stage, screen and radio.
Date of Birth:February 7, 1812
Date of Death:June 18, 1870
Place of Birth:Portsmouth, England
Place of Death:Gad's Hill, Kent, England
Education:Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington
Table of Contents
1. A night steamer on the Potomac river; 2. Some further account of the canal-boat; 3. From Pittsburg to Cincinnati in a western steam boat; 4. From Cincinnati to Louisville in another western steam boat; 5. A jaunt to the looking-glass prairie and back; 6. Return to Cincinnati; 7. In Canada; 8. The passage home; 9. Slavery; 10. Concluding remarks.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I founnd this a great book about traveling. It was very interesting how Charles Dickens wrote about his travels. It was also detailed. It was a good read.