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Rivers Revealed: Rediscovering America's Waterways (Paperback)
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Rivers Revealed: Rediscovering America's Waterways (Paperback)

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Paperback 328 Pages / Published: 31/05/2007
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Written in an engaging, conversational style, Rivers Revealed combines the author's lifelong love of America's waterways with practical and historic information gathered from his three decades as a professional riverlorian for the Delta Queen Steamboat Company in New Orleans. A modern-day Huck Finn, Jerry Hay spins yarns laced with personal anecdotes on such topics as navigating 500 miles of the Wabash River, the trials and tribulations of building a sternwheeler, "reading" the river, how to plan your own river adventure, a hair-raising but humorous river rescue, an unforgettable goose named Gilligan, the language of the rivers and riverboats, early to present-day river navigation, and much, much more. A book for all who love Mark Twain, these river adventures will entertain the landlubber and engage the boating enthusiast.

Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253218759
Number of pages: 328
Weight: 42 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm


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"River historians, folklorists, and buffs will enjoy and learn from Rivers Revealed: Rediscovering America's Waterways. It can sit on the shelf, ready for reading in long or short installments." -Michael Allen, Indiana Magazine of History


"The opening chapters of this book bring visions of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn as Hay describes his early adventures on the river. I found myself longing for adventures of my own. I immediately felt the author's love of the rivers and his desire to share his passion with others." -Dan Back, River Historian

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