Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History
Paul Schneider

Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History

Henry Holt And Co., 2013. First edition As new in dust jacket. First edition/printing. Hardcover. 394 pp. with index, bibliography. llustrations.The story of North America's largest and most vital river, the Mississippi. From its source, a trickle leading from Lake Itasca in Canadsa to its mouth at the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi gathers the waters of nearly 40 percent of the United States. In pre-history, native cultures rose and fell in its watershed; European explorers came from the north and south; it was of strategic importance from the French and Indian through the Civil Wars; Mark Twain was its bard. As New Hardcover 9780805091366 (Item ID: E23187)

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