Sawyer, Tom

Sawyer, Tom

classic 19th-century adventuresome, all-American boy. [Am. Lit.: Tom Sawyer]

Sawyer, Tom

hoodwinks friends into white-washing fence by pretending chore is a reward, not a punishment. [Am. Lit.: Tom Sawyer]

Sawyer, Tom

hoodwinks friends into painting fence. [Am. Lit.: Tom Sawyer]
See: Cunning

Sawyer, Tom

hookey-playing, imaginative lad of St. Petersburg, Missouri. [Am. Lit.: Tom Sawyer]
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Smith, Douglas Edwards, David Brinkley, Harry Reasoner, John Chancellor, Barbara Walters, Charles Kuralt, Diane Sawyer, Tom Brokaw, Dan Rather, Mike Wallace, Charles Osgood, Cokie Roberts, Helen Thomas, Lesley Stahl, and Bill Geist.
In the story about Tom Sawyer, Tom tricked his friends into painting a fence for him.
Judges included Mark Bowery, George Bursick, Jeff Cox, Thom Elkjer, Ziggy Eschliman, Linda Murphy, Ben Pearson, Pooch Pucilowski, Glen Putman, Renato Sardo, Christopher Sawyer, Tom Simoneau, Forrest Tancer, and Wilfred Wong.
Surprising Stories," packed with stars including; Matt Damon, Diane Sawyer, Tom Brokaw, Meryl Streep, Bruce Springsteen, Glenn Close, the Kennedy family, photographer Richard Avedon, treasure hunter Barry Clifford, filmmaker Ken Burns, and DoubleTake founder, Robert Coles.
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