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Old Man River

The Mississippi River in North American History

Old Man River( )
Author: Schneider, Paul
ISBN:978-0-8050-9836-5
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Book Format:Ebook
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A fascinating account of how the Mississippi River shaped America

In Old Man River, Paul Schneider tells the story of the river at the center of America's rich history--the Mississippi. Some fifteen thousand years ago, the majestic river provided Paleolithic humans with the routes by which early man began to explore the continent's interior. Since then, the river has been the site of historical significance, from the arrival of Spanish and French explorers in...
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Schneider, Paul (Author)
Paul Schneider, author of the highly praised & successful "The Adirondacks", a 1997 New York Times Notable Book, lives with his wife & child in Martha's Vineyard.

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