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    I’m Hannes Zacharias from Lenexa for High Plains Public Radio, Radio Reader’s Book Club. The book is “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain, the book from which “all modern American literature comes…” said Ernest Hemingway.The story is compelling, but I flow to the setting. The Mississippi river. The river of the 1850’s with its expanding steamboat traffic and flotilla of canoes, boats, rafts and all other manner of watercraft.
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    Hi. I’m Valerie a radio reader from Topeka and I wanted to share my thoughts about our second book which is part of this fall’s Radio Readers theme of “Rivers: Meandering Meanings”, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.I’ve read Twain’s novels Tom Sawyer and the Prince and the Pauper in middle school and his short story the “Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” when I lived in California several years ago. I remember liking Twain quite a bit, but I’d never read Huckleberry Finn.
  • With fall hunting seasons quickly approaching, I thought it would be fun to visit this week about scouting and learning land that you are not familiar with.
  • I’ve loved Mozart since I was a teenager when that fabulous movie, Amadeus, came out. I’m not sure about its historically accuracy, but that film sure went a long way toward inspiring me to appreciate classical music.
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