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During Jeopardy's Tournament of Champions show on October 30, 2022, a book written by prolific author and founder of Cedar Fort Publishing, Lee Nelson, was featured as one of the questions.
Host Ken Jennings read the following question:
"Mark Twain began a sequel called Huck Finn and this boyhood pal Among the Indians; Lee Nelson finished it in 2003."
Contestant Ryan Long answered the question saying "Who is Tom Sawyer?" and gained $400.
In 1885 while The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was becoming one of the best-selling American classics of modern times, Mark Twain began this sequel in which Huck Finn, Tom Sawyer and Jim head west on the trail of two white girls kidnapped by Sioux warriors, learning the hard way that ""book Injuns and real Injuns ain't the same."" Fifteen thousand words into the work, Twain stopped in the middle of a sentence, never to go back; the unfinished story sitting on dusty shelves for more than a hundred years until the University of California cut a deal with Utah author Lee Nelson to finish it.
This story, Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer Among the Indians, is the first new book with Mark Twain's name on it in nearly a hundred years, with readers saying they can't tell where Twain stops and Nelson begins: a story of adventure, wit, and wisdom with Tom and Huck seeking true love while tramping through hostile Indian country, befriending Bill Hickman and Porter Rockwell, stealing from the United States Army, then on to face a gunfight and hangman's noose in Sacramento, California.
Lee Nelson tells the story of how this work came to be in his author notes in the book, stating: