Rivers revealed : rediscovering America's waterways / Jerry M. Hay

Author(s): Hay, Jerry M., 1946-
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Subjects: Rivers--United States
Rivers--United States--History
River life--United States
Adventure and adventurers--United States
United States--Description and travel
United States--History, Local
Hay, Jerry M., 1946---Travel--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Bloomington, IN : Quarry Books, c2007
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: x, 308, [1] p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Boy in a Johnboat 3
2. Wabash 500 15
3. Wabash Queen 34
4. Reading the river 51
5. River guide books 59
6. Gilligan the goose 70
7. Rescue from a dock 91
8. The great duck race 97
9. Anatomy of a river 103
10. Language of the rivers 115
11. Nine days on a towboat 123
12. Navigable river know-how 152
13. Bizarre river experiences 167
14. The evolution of riverboats 180
15. The restless river 196
16. Steamboat passengers 206
17. The ghost of Mary Greene 219
18. River royalty 227
19. Top ten river towns 240
20. Canoeing misadventures 250
21. Grand excursion 2004 271
22. Potpourri 291
Notes: LCCN: 2007004419
ISBN: 9780253348135 (cloth)
ISBN: 0253348137 (cloth)
ISBN: 9780253218759 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0253218756 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [309])
OCLC Number: 82673583
ISBN/ISSN: 9780253348135
0253348137
9780253218759
0253218756