By Mark Twain, Jane E. Gerver
Tom Canty has continually desired to be wealthy, until eventually he meets the Prince of Wales - and so they swap areas! Tom fast unearths out that being wealthy and robust isn't approximately as enjoyable as he'd was hoping. Now he desires his previous lifestyles again, however the genuine prince has disappeared!
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