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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Worth a listen
- Robert B. Golson
The history of life on the Mississippi.
Interesting about how the river has changed over time and keeps changing.
Good listen. I would recommend to anyone who lives near the Mississippi and who likes history.
- Suzanne Lanchester