february, 2020

24feb6:30 pm7:45 pmThe Twain SHALL Meet: Presentation by Dr. Hal Bush

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Event Details

The Twain SHALL Meet,” is a community one-read project intended in increase Hannibal’s cultural literacy by allowing participants to gain more detailed knowledge of Mark Twain’s writing and characters, particularly those found in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Most residents of Hannibal have some knowledge of things Twain, but they may not have read the modern spin-offs, the rest of Twain’s Tom and Huck series, or some of the popular non-fiction about Twain’s St. Petersburg, a.k.a. Hannibal. The project focuses on the following children’s and adult book titles: The Actual & Truthful Adventures of Becky Thatcher by Jessica Lawson, Bambino and Mr. Twain by P.I. Maltbie, Huck Out West by Robert Coover, Lighting out for the Territory by Roy Morris, Jr., Lighting out for the Territory by Shelley Fisher Fishkin, My Jim by Nancy Rawles, A River, a Town and a Boy by Martha Adrian & Roberta Hagood, and Searching for Jim by Terrell Dempsey.

Time

(Monday) 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm CST

Location

Hannibal

Hannibal Missouri 63401

Organizer

Hannibal History MuseumHannibal History Museum(573) 248-1819 200 N. Main Street Hannibal, MO 63401

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