Quoting Text: blockquote

He especially enjoyed this selection from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain:

We said there warn't no home like a raft, after all. Other places do seem so cramped up and smothery, but a raft don't. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft.

It reminded him of his own youth exploring the county by river in the summertime.