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Old Man River

Old Man River( )
Author: Schneider, Paul
ISBN:978-1-250-05310-7
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

Old Man River, Paul Schneider's exploration of America's great waterway--taking the reader from the Mississippi River's origins to its polluted present and tracing its prehistory, geology, and cultural and literary histories--is as vast as its subject.

The fascinating cast of characters includes the French and Spanish explorers de Soto, Marquette and Joliet, and the incomparable La Salle; George Washington fighting his first battle in an effort to secure the watershed;...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / State & Local / General
History / North America
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.63 x 8.23 x 1.08 Inches
Book Weight:0.792 Pounds
Author Biography
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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