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Author Sandlin, Lee.

Title Wicked river [sound recording] : [the Mississippi when it last ran wild] / Lee Sandlin.

Imprint Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2010.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Audio Books, CDs    CD 977 SAN    Available
Edition [Library edition]
Description 9 sound discs (10.25 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Subtitle from container.
Unabridged.
Compact dics.
Contents Prologue -- pt. 1. The river rising -- Gone on the river -- Old Devil River -- The comet's tail -- Like bubbles on a sea -- pt. 2. "Do you live on the river?" -- The desire of an ignorant Westerner -- Bloody island -- The roar of Niagara -- The cosmopolitan tide -- A pile of shavings -- The coasts of dark destruction -- pt. 3. The course of empire -- The mound builders -- A young man of splendid abilities -- The oracles -- pt. 4. Behemoth -- The sky parlor -- The alligator -- pt. 5. The good and the thoughtless -- The last of the floating life -- Epilogue.
Performer Narrated by Jeff McCarthy.
Summary A chronicle of the Mississippi River in the first half of the nineteenth century--before it was tamed by commerce and technology--draws on first-hand accounts to describe life along the river, natural and man-made disasters, acts of piracy, and cultural celebrations.
Subject River life -- Mississippi River Region -- History -- 19th century.
Community life -- Mississippi River Region -- History -- 19th century.
Social change -- Mississippi River Region -- History -- 19th century.
Mississippi River -- History -- 19th century.
Mississippi River -- Geography.
Mississippi River -- Environmental conditions.
Mississippi River Region -- History -- 19th century.
Mississippi River Region -- Biography.
Mississippi River Region -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Added Title Mississippi when it last ran wild
ISBN 9781449840709
1449840701
Music No. C5746 Recorded Books

 
    
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