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Wicked River: The Mississippi When It Last Ran Wild

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10 hours

Summary

Acclaimed journalist and author Lee Sandlin delivers a riveting glimpse of a dangerous and colorful place in America’s historical landscape—the Mississippi River of the 19th century. Long before it was dredged into a shipping channel or romanticized into myth, the untamed Mississippi—the lifeblood of communities that rose and fell along its banks—spawned a motley array of pirates and dignitaries, visionaries and thieves.

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