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