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Column - New 'Huck Finn' leaves out 'n' word

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A "cleaned-up" version of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has just been published. In this new version, a Mark Twain scholar, Allen Gribben, revised the original by substituting the word "slave" for the "n" word 219 times.

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He wanted to make the book more acceptable to teachers and students, many of whom cringe at the "n" word in that greatest of American novels.

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