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What the River Carries

Encounters With the Mississippi, Missouri, and Platte
Knopp, Lisa (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
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Interwoven essays on the physical and cultural geography of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Platte Rivers.
Authors: Knopp, Lisa, 1956-
Title: What the river carries
encounters with the Mississippi, Missouri, and Platte
Publisher: Columbia, Mo. : University Of Missouri Press, 2012
Characteristics: xiv, 230 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: The Mississippi : Catfish Bend
Painting the river
Mississippi harvest
Nauvoo, the beautiful place
Mound builders
What the river carries
The Missouri : point of departure
Little Dixie
The overlook
Missouri River music
The taking
Restorations
The Platte : the middle ground
No other river
Nine-mile prairie
Pawnee homecoming
Gone to the beets
Meanderings
Summary: Interwoven essays on the physical and cultural geography of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Platte Rivers.
ISBN: 9780826219749
0826219748
Branch Call Number: 917.8 KNOPP
917.8 Knopp 2012
Statement of Responsibility: Lisa Knopp
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-230)
Subject Headings: Mississippi River Description and travel Platte River (Neb.) Description and travel Missouri River Valley Description and travel Mississippi River Valley Description and travel
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Jan 14, 2014
  • marvelmaring rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is a beautifully written book weaving personal narrative and deeply researched essays. I was so taken with the way the author balances the personal and the global, considering history, ecology, and so many issues in each essay. Highly recommended.

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