The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
why does huck decide to go ashore ?
He needs to find out what the rumors have been in town. He finds out that there is a three hundred dollar bounty for capturing Jim. Apparently some of the townspeople believe that Jim killed Huck and ran away, while other people believe that Pap killed Huck. She tells Huck that she personally believes Jim is hiding out on Jackson's Island.