The Ballad of Huck & Miguel

The Ballad of Huck & Miguel In this retelling of Mark Twain s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tim DeRoche dares to imagine that Huck Finn is alive today Chased by his vengeful and psychotic father, Pap, Huck escapes down the concrete gash that is the Los Angeles River with his friend Miguel, an illegal immigrant who has been falsely accused of murder Riding the dangerous waters of a rainstorm, the two fugitives meet a strange cast of Angelenos both animal and human who live down by the river And they learn the true value of love and loyalty The Ballad of Huck and Miguel is not only a thrilling urban adventure, but also an inspired tribute to one of the most beloved novels ever written. Download The Ballad of Huck & Miguel Author Tim DeRoche – rarefishingbooks.co.uk 3.5 4 Ben wanted to stay there with me too, but I told him he warn t old enough, seeing how he had just turned seven I was almost nine years old, if you believed what my Pap said, which is the proper age for living wild out in the woods The author says he hopes this retelling of Mark Twain s much loved classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, will encourage kids to read the original This certainly modernises the familiar story of Huck paddling down the Mississippi River on a raft with ru 3.5 4 Ben wanted to stay there with me too, but I told him he warn t old enough, seeing how he had just turned seven I was almost nine years old, if you believed what my Pap said, which is the proper age for living wild out in the woods The author says he hopes this retelling of Mark Twain s much loved classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, will encourage kids to read the original This certainly modernises the familiar story of Huck paddling down the Mississippi River on a raft with runaway slave Jim in the mid 1800sA small quibble from me is that Twain s Huck was abelievable 13 or 14 rather than only almost nine , but I guess there isn t as much traffic on the Los Angeles River I must mention the wonderful linocut illustrations by Daniel Gonz lez Here s a link to his art They immediately reminded me of my father s collection of Thoma
The Ballad of Huck and Miguel is a beautiful and timely reselling of the classic Huckleberry Finn This time Huck is on the run with an illegal immigrant Much of the original is kept in place and somehow makes sense in modern times I foun
This book was written well and had beautiful illustrations I loved The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Adventures of Huckleberry Finn when I was younger and a re imagined version sounded right up my alley The characterization was great and the sto
This is a beautiful hardcover book Gorgeous illustrations by Daniel Gonzalez And a thrilling adventure story on the LA River It s very funny too.the author has taken Huck Finn s voice and brought it ba
Huck yes that Huck or a reasonable facsimile thereof, is back in all his boyish glory in this modern day tale about a gutsy survivor If you ve read Mark Twain s classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, you know Huck has experienced physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father, a violent drunk who Huck wants to believe has some good in him somewhere.In this tale, Huck endures a journey across the country from Missouri to California, with Pap Huck s father , in search of fortu Huck yes that Huck or a reasonable facsimile thereof, is back in all his boyish glory in this modern day tale about a gutsy survivor If you ve read Mark Twain s classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, you know Huck has experienced physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father, a violent drunk who Huck wants to believe has some good in him somewhere.In this tale, Huck endures a journey across the country from Missouri to California, with Pap Huck s father , in search of fortune and the easy life Huck in hopes of escape from relentless beatings when Pap is drunk, which seems to be most of the time.In his attempts to evade Pap once they reach California, Huck encounters several people who in time prove to be better friends than he could have imagined One of them is Miguel, a Mexican immigrant whose goals in life are to remain in the United Stated and reunite with his wife and
Tim DeRoche recreates Mark Twain s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as taking place in modern Los Angeles and does a credible job Perhaps there s no need for such an endeavor, but why not DeRoche decides to take a different time frame for Finn to focus on and it s amusing to see how he lets Finn cogitate on what s happening now.Finn tries to escape from his abusive father, Pap, but Pap is difficult to shake off He s mean, with a miserable life of drinking, drugs, and abusing people He s dete Tim DeRoche recreates Mark Twain s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as taking place in modern Los Angeles and does a credible job Perhaps there s no need for such an endeavor, but why not DeRoche decides to take a different time frame for Finn to focus on and it s amusing to see how he lets Finn cogitate on what s happening now.Finn tries to escape from his abusive father, Pap, but Pap is difficult to shake off He s mean, with a miserable life of drinking, drugs, and abusing people He s determined to raise Huck as he sees fit Huck travels with him to Los Angeles in a farcica
For me, it was a wild, amazing and very brave journey The stories when they meet the good strangers, the good colonel, the snake that bites Miguel And also when Huck had to find his antidote But Pap did not give up and found them The courage of Huck s attitude was tested on this journey And with a very beautiful narrative language, Tim DeRoche describes this journey as a very binding main story This story provides a valuable moral value to all adults We do not have to look down on those w For me, it was a wild, amazing and very brave journey The stories when they meet the good strangers, the good colonel, the snake that bites Miguel And also when Huck had to find his antidote But Pap did not give up and found them The courage of Huck s attitude was tested on this journey And with a very beautiful narrative language, Tim DeRoche describes this journey as a very binding main story This story provides a valuable moral value to all adults We do not have to look down on those who run aw
The author does a wonderful job of conjuring the original and weaving in the landscape of LA Well written and the illustrations are awesome Great read The classic tale of Huckleberry Finn is updated for a modern, urban generation All the characters from Mark Twain s beloved classic are here, but in slightly different roles If you enjoyed the adventure of the original, you will like this one too This version is set in Los Angeles Pap brings Huck to LA with him as he attempts to seal a drug deal, but things go wrong Huck finds Tom Sawyer and the two become fast friends Huck manages to get away from Pap with Tom s help, and Judge Thatcher s The classic tale of Huckleberry Finn is updated for a modern, urban generation All the characters from Mark Twain s beloved classic are here, but in slightly different roles If you enjoyed the adventure of the original, you will like this one too This version is set in Los Angeles Pap brings Huck to LA with him as he attempts to seal a drug deal, but things go wrong Huck finds Tom Sawyer and the two become fast friends Huck manages to get away from Pap with Tom s help, and Judge Thatcher sends him to live with Miss Watson and Ms Douglas Instead of the widows of the original, they are a young couple living on a ranch in the hills near LA Huck has mountains and a stream to explore and makes friends with Miguel, who takes care of the horses on the ranch He and Huck become good friends and Miguel teaches the boy all about how to take care of horses Huck meets the Grangerfords, who, in this version are some sort of reality TV
This was a great read, and a really nice way to revisit Huckleberry Finn Tim DeRoche has done a loving job reinventing Huck s tale in a smart and often moving way. 3.5 4 Ben wanted to stay there with me too, but I told him he warn t old enough, seeing how he had just turned seven I was almost nine years old, if you believed what my Pap said, which is the proper age for living wild out in the woods The author says he hopes this retelling of Mark Twain s much loved classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, will encourage kids to read the original This certainly modernises the familiar story of Huck paddling down the Mississippi River on a raft with ru 3.5 4 Ben wanted to stay there with me too, but I told him he warn t old enough, seeing how he had just turned seven I was almost nine years old, if you believed what my Pap said, which is the proper age for living wild out in the woods The author says he hopes this retelling of Mark Twain s much loved classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, will encourage kids to read the original This certainly modernises the familiar story of Huck paddling down the Mississippi River on a raft with runaway slave Jim in the mid 1800sA small quibble from me is that Twain s Huck was abelievable 13 or 14 rather than only almost nine , but I guess there isn t as much traffic on the Los Angeles River I must mention the wonderful linocut illustrations by Daniel Gonz lez Here s a link to his art They immediately reminded me of my father s collection of Thoma
The Ballad of Huck and Miguel is a beautiful and timely reselling of the classic Huckleberry Finn This time Huck is on the run with an illegal immigrant Much of the original is kept in place and somehow makes sense in modern times I foun
This book was written well and had beautiful illustrations I loved The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Adventures of Huckleberry Finn when I was younger and a re imagined version sounded right up my alley The characterization was great and the sto
This is a beautiful hardcover book Gorgeous illustrations by Daniel Gonzalez And a thrilling adventure story on the LA River It s very funny too.the author has taken Huck Finn s voice and brought it ba
Huck yes that Huck or a reasonable facsimile thereof, is back in all his boyish glory in this modern day tale about a gutsy survivor If you ve read Mark Twain s classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, you know Huck has experienced physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father, a violent drunk who Huck wants to believe has some good in him somewhere.In this tale, Huck endures a journey across the country from Missouri to California, with Pap Huck s father , in search of fortu Huck yes that Huck or a reasonable facsimile thereof, is back in all his boyish glory in this modern day tale about a gutsy survivor If you ve read Mark Twain s classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, you know Huck has experienced physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father, a violent drunk who Huck wants to believe has some good in him somewhere.In this tale, Huck endures a journey across the country from Missouri to California, with Pap Huck s father , in search of fortune and the easy life Huck in hopes of escape from relentless beatings when Pap is drunk, which seems to be most of the time.In his attempts to evade Pap once they reach California, Huck encounters several people who in time prove to be better friends than he could have imagined One of them is Miguel, a Mexican immigrant whose goals in life are to remain in the United Stated and reunite with his wife and
Tim DeRoche recreates Mark Twain s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as taking place in modern Los Angeles and does a credible job Perhaps there s no need for such an endeavor, but why not DeRoche decides to take a different time frame for Finn to focus on and it s amusing to see how he lets Finn cogitate on what s happening now.Finn tries to escape from his abusive father, Pap, but Pap is difficult to shake off He s mean, with a miserable life of drinking, drugs, and abusing people He s dete Tim DeRoche recreates Mark Twain s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as taking place in modern Los Angeles and does a credible job Perhaps there s no need for such an endeavor, but why not DeRoche decides to take a different time frame for Finn to focus on and it s amusing to see how he lets Finn cogitate on what s happening now.Finn tries to escape from his abusive father, Pap, but Pap is difficult to shake off He s mean, with a miserable life of drinking, drugs, and abusing people He s determined to raise Huck as he sees fit Huck travels with him to Los Angeles in a farcica
For me, it was a wild, amazing and very brave journey The stories when they meet the good strangers, the good colonel, the snake that bites Miguel And also when Huck had to find his antidote But Pap did not give up and found them The courage of Huck s attitude was tested on this journey And with a very beautiful narrative language, Tim DeRoche describes this journey as a very binding main story This story provides a valuable moral value to all adults We do not have to look down on those w For me, it was a wild, amazing and very brave journey The stories when they meet the good strangers, the good colonel, the snake that bites Miguel And also when Huck had to find his antidote But Pap did not give up and found them The courage of Huck s attitude was tested on this journey And with a very beautiful narrative language, Tim DeRoche describes this journey as a very binding main story This story provides a valuable moral value to all adults We do not have to look down on those who run aw
The author does a wonderful job of conjuring the original and weaving in the landscape of LA Well written and the illustrations are awesome Great read The classic tale of Huckleberry Finn is updated for a modern, urban generation All the characters from Mark Twain s beloved classic are here, but in slightly different roles If you enjoyed the adventure of the original, you will like this one too This version is set in Los Angeles Pap brings Huck to LA with him as he attempts to seal a drug deal, but things go wrong Huck finds Tom Sawyer and the two become fast friends Huck manages to get away from Pap with Tom s help, and Judge Thatcher s The classic tale of Huckleberry Finn is updated for a modern, urban generation All the characters from Mark Twain s beloved classic are here, but in slightly different roles If you enjoyed the adventure of the original, you will like this one too This version is set in Los Angeles Pap brings Huck to LA with him as he attempts to seal a drug deal, but things go wrong Huck finds Tom Sawyer and the two become fast friends Huck manages to get away from Pap with Tom s help, and Judge Thatcher sends him to live with Miss Watson and Ms Douglas Instead of the widows of the original, they are a young couple living on a ranch in the hills near LA Huck has mountains and a stream to explore and makes friends with Miguel, who takes care of the horses on the ranch He and Huck become good friends and Miguel teaches the boy all about how to take care of horses Huck meets the Grangerfords, who, in this version are some sort of reality TV
This was a great read, and a really nice way to revisit Huckleberry Finn Tim DeRoche has done a loving job reinventing Huck s tale in a smart and often moving way.

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  • Hardcover
  • 270 pages
  • The Ballad of Huck & Miguel
  • Tim DeRoche
  • English
  • 25 October 2017
  • 0999277677