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Down the Mississippi

Beautifully bound and illustrated, this 192 page book was published by Reader's Digest as part of its Travels & Adventures series. This large (8 1/2" by 11 1/4") book was edited by Nick Bakalar and the feature writer was Charles Flowers. The first part, Father of Waters includes Mississippi River maps and history. Some of the sixteen chapters are Nature in the Bayou, Mark Twain and Huck Finn, Slavery, and Floods. The second half of the book is a condensed version of Mississippi Solo with many photos of the author and locations in the book. It includes 26 special features including Music of the River, Meet Me in St. Louis, The Great Steamboat Race, and New Orleans. It was translated into several languages including French and Finnish.

Editions

bulletDown the Mississippi, Hardback, Reader's Digest Association, 1995
bulletAu Fil du Mississippi, French Edition, Hardback, Reader's Digest Association, 1996, ISBN 2709807378

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