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Old Man River
Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Hardcover
  • Sep.03.2013
  • 9780805091366

Paul gives an overview of the book:

Like my previous books on the Adirondacks and Cape Cod, this is really more a biography of a place than a strict history.  In this case, however, the place is that mystical monster of a river that runs down the middle of the continent.  
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Like my previous books on the Adirondacks and Cape Cod, this is really more a biography of a place than a strict history.  In this case, however, the place is that mystical monster of a river that runs down the middle of the continent.  

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At last, the new book is on the way.  Coming this September from Henry Holt.  

About Paul

Paul is the author, most recently, of Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History (Henry Holt, 2013), which Publisher's Weekly, in a starred review, called "an astonishing journey." He is also the author of Bonnie and Clyde: the Lives Behind...

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Published Reviews

Nov.06.2008

"Schneider, the author of "The Adirondacks: A History of America's First Wilderness" and "The Enduring Shore: A History of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket," deftly describes the striking reversal...

Nov.06.2008

"on the whole, ''Brutal Journey" is first-rate. Weaving anthropology, archeology, climatology, geography, and a half-dozen other disciplines into a riveting tale of courage, cruelty, and ultimately survival...