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Tales of the Mississippi

  • 260 Pages
  • 3.33 MB
  • English
Pelican Publishing Company
Modern fiction, Reference, History - U.S., United States - State & Local - General, History, History / United States / State &
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8179135M
ISBN 100882899309
ISBN 139780882899305

From the river's discovery by Hernando DeSoto to the modern day, the Mississippi has been the backdrop for numerous events that have helped forge American history. Tales of the Mississippi offers over magnificent pictures and nineteen rollicking tales about Old Man by: 2.

Tales of The Mississippi book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Mississippi is well worth reading about. It is not a commonp 4/5(2). This collection of ghost stories by author Jeff Duke presents the freakiest, most surprising ghostly tales of the Magnolia State.

Tales of the Mississippi book fans will delight in these 14 chilling tales about haunted locations. They’re based on reportedly true accounts, proving that Mississippi is the setting for some of the most compelling ghost stories ever told.5/5(19).

A collection of twelve short story chapters, truly tall tales derived from the Upper Midwest region and Mississippi River area.

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Stitched together by a common setting, a park in Muscatine, Iowa. Each story follows one of two similar outlines in presentation.3/5(1). OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 29 cm: Contents: He saw it first: the mystery of DeSoto --I'm all man, save what is wildcatFirst steamboat to New Orleans --Crevasse!--Mississippi superman --The man who opened the Mississippi's mouth --Packets, plantations, and people --He kidnapped a president --The race of the giants.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cataloging based on CIP information. Reprint. Originally published: New York: Hastings House, © Tastes and tales from Mississippi's Gulf Coast. The Mississippi Gulf Coast has long been a place where people and water are intertwined: the residents live, breathe, and eat the bounty of the Gulf.

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