Life on the Mississippi - Chapter 6: A Cub-pilot's Experience

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Life on the Mississippi - Chapter 6: A Cub-pilot's Experience
Besieging the Pilot.—Taken along.—Spoiling a Nap.—Fishing for a Plantation.—"Points" on the River.—A Gorgeous Pilot-house.
 

The young Mark Twain finally convinces a pilot, Mr Bixby, to take him on as a cub and learn him the river. He soon finds out that there is much more to the job than he's ever imagined, including working the night shift. However, the romance is returned full force when he finds himself on a full size New Orleans riverboat.

 

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