Book #52055

The Father of Waters: A Mississippi River Chronicle

Norah Deakin Davis
Book #52055 The Father of Waters: A Mississippi River Chronicle. Norah Deakin Davis.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher: San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, c1982.
ISBN: 0871563185
Illustrator: Illustrated by Joseph Holmes

Near Fine condition with some edgewear in an alike dust-jacket with light creasing and soiling to the upper edges;

Davis’s lyrical, richly detailed account of the life and times of the Mississippi River is at once a moving love story and an intimate history of one of the world’s great waterways. From the first Native Americans to brave the uncharted wilderness in search of the West, to the farmers and businessmen who transformed the Mississippi Valley and the nation, to the engineers and scientists who have shaped the river’s course and its impact on the environment, The Father of Waters is a unique and insightful exploration of one of America’s greatest treasures.; B & W and Color Photographs; 4to ; 178 pages.

Price: $50.00