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American Notes for General Circulation

American Notes for General Circulation

by Charles Dickens
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108003896
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/20/2009
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - North American History Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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


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.

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American Notes for General Circulation 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Amelia Johnson More than 1 year ago
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.
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