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The Mighty Mississippi

Reading and Travel Guide
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Essential Reading Package-EXUSM57

Item EXUSM57. Buy these 5 items as a set for $88 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Old Man River, The Mississippi River in North American History

USM203
Paul Schneider
Henry Holt and Company
2014
416
1250053102
PAPER
History
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Schneider's magnificent portrait takes in ancient geology, mound builders, the Iroquois, explorers, trappers, the Civil War and the steamboat era all the way to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
$20.00

Life on the Mississippi

USS05
Mark Twain
Modern Library
2007
388
0140390502
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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Twain returns to the days of his youth spent on the Mississippi in this classic. Full of historical information, anecdotes, character sketches and fond memories, it's at once a romantic history of a mighty river and an autobiographical account of Twain's early steamboat days.
$13.00

Wicked River, The Mississippi When It Last Ran Wild

USS475
Lee Sandlin
Vintage Books
2011
304
0307378519
PAPER
History
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Organized around a rich gallery of gamblers, thieves, presidents and pirates, Sandlin's rollicking account of New Orleans and the Mississippi during the steamboat era draws on firsthand accounts from the period.
$15.95

Mississippi Current Cookbook, A Culinary Journey Down America's Greatest River

USM223
Regina Charboneau
Lyons Press
2014
320
0762793740
HARD COVER
Food
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Southerner, chef, editor at Newsweek and Natchez B&B owner Charboneau takes the reader on a culinary journey down the Mis'sip, exploring the time-honored traditions of its river dwellers.
$39.95

Central United States Map

USM47
Rand McNally Maps
Rand McNally
2008
2
0528994689
MAP
Reference
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A map of the central United States at a scale of 1:2,700,000.
$5.99