Extracts From Adam's Diary

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Author: Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Language: English
Wordcount: 2,376 / 12 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.5
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 4,293
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Genres: Humor, Audiobook
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many weeks trying to find another one to add to my collection, and for this one to play with; for surely then it would be quieter, and we could tame it more easily. But I find none, nor any vestige of any; and strangest of all, no tracks. It has to live on the ground, it cannot help itself; therefore, how does it get about without leaving a track? I have set a dozen traps, but they do no good. I catch all small animals except that one; animals that merely go into the trap out of curiosity, I think, to see what the milk is there for. They never drink it.

Three Months Later

The kangaroo still continues to grow, which is very strange and perplexing. I never knew one to be so long getting its growth. It has fur on its head now; not like kangaroo fur, but exactly like our hair, except that it is much finer and softer, and instead of being black is red. I am like to lose my mind over the capricious and harassing developments of this unclassifiable zoological freak. If I could catch another one--but th

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2008.08.18
mindy Chermak
*****

Both Adam and Eve's Diaries are delightful - the basis for the popular musical "The Apple Tree." They are quick reads that continue to amuse.


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