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Mississippi River Sunrises By Kent Lorentzen
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Beautiful photos of the Mississippi river at Sunrise. Reflections and pretty colors in the sky and on the water can be enjoyed all year.
Life on the Mississippi By Mark Twain
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When Mr. Dashwood dies, his house, Norland Park, passes directly to his only son John, the child of his first wife. His second wife, Mrs. Dashwood, and their daughters, Elinor, Marianne and Margaret,... More > are left only a small income. On his deathbed, Mr. Dashwood extracts a promise from his son, that he will take care of his half-sisters; however, John's selfish and greedy wife, Fanny, soon persuades him to renege. John and Fanny immediately take up their place as the new owners of Norland, while the Dashwood women are reduced to the position of unwelcome guests. Mrs. Dashwood begins looking for somewhere else to live. In the meantime, Fanny's brother, Edward Ferrars, a pleasant, unassuming, intelligent but reserved young man, visits Norland and soon forms an attachment with Elinor. Fanny disapproves the match and offends Mrs. Dashwood with the implication that Elinor is motivated by money rather than love. Mrs. Dashwood indignantly speeds her search for a new home ...< Less
Life on the Mississippi By Mark Twain
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Life on the Mississippi (1883) is a memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the... More > Mississippi from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the War. The book begins with a brief history of the river as reported by Europeans and Americans, beginning with the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto in 1542. It continues with anecdotes of Twain's training as a steamboat pilot, as the 'cub' of an experienced pilot. He describes, with great affection, the science of navigating the ever-changing Mississippi River in a section that was first published in 1876, entitled "Old Times on the Mississippi".< Less
Mississippi Steamboats By Arthur Wyllie
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This is the story of George Merrick. He operated a steamboat on the Mississippi river from 1854-1863. it is his personal account and is written in the first person. A fascinating look at what it was... More > like living on the Mississippi in the mid-nineteenth century.< Less
Life on the Mississippi By Mark Twain
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Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain, of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the... More > Mississippi many years after the War. The book begins with a brief history of the river from its discovery by Hernando de Soto in 1542. It continues with anecdotes of Twain's training as a steamboat pilot, as the 'cub' of an experienced pilot. He describes, with great affection, the science of navigating the ever-changing Mississippi River in a section that was first published in 1876, entitled "Old Times on the Mississippi". In the second half, Twain narrates his trip many years later on a steamboat from St. Louis to New Orleans. He describes the competition from railroads, and the new, large cities, and adds his observations on greed, gullibility, tragedy, and bad architecture. He also tells some stories that are most likely tall tales.< Less
Life on the Mississippi By Mark Twain
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Published in 1883 simultaneously in the United States and the United Kingdom by James R. Osgood and by Chatto and Windus respectively, Life on the Mississippi was Twain's fifth travelogue book, a... More > count that includes the prior publication Old Times on the Mississippi, which was included as a distinct segment in this work. The book is in two essential parts, a recollection of Twain's time on the river as a steamboat pilot before the Civil War and a familiar travelogue of a trip from St Louis to New Orleans many years later. The second segment includes a number of 'stories' some or all of which may be fictionalised.< Less
4-Six River Motor Boys on the Mississippi By Harry Gordon
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It's the fourth river and fourth adventure for the River Motor Boys. this time out, after rescuing a young negro boy from possible death on the mighty Mississippi, they set out on an adventure that... More > involves an old mansion, a giant of a man, their boat—the Rambler—being stolen, another gang of river outlaws, and a leather bag full of high quality diamonds.< Less
Mississippi Crow Issue 6 Ebook sale item By River Muse Press
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Ebook veresion of Mississippi Crow Magazine, Issue 6
Mississippi Crow Issue 7 Ebook sale item By River Muse Publishing
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Ebook version of the print magazine, Mississippi Crow Issue 7
Mississippi Crow Issue 6 Standard sale item By RiverMuse Press
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Issue 6 of Mississippi Crow magazine with black and white interior pages.