Mississippi River Mayhem: Disasters, Tragedy, and Murder on Ol' Man River (Paperback)

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In this book, author and Mississippi River historian Dean Klinkenberg explores the many disastrous events to have occurred on and along the river in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries--from steamboat explosions, to Yellow Fever epidemics, floods, and Prohibition piracy. Enjoy this journey into the darkest deeds of the Mississippi River.

About the Author


Dean Klinkenberg is a St. Louis-based freelance writer and former academic researcher. In 2008, he gave up the life of an academic psychologist to write about the Mississippi River. Since that time, he has traveled extensively along the entire river, mostly by car but also in canoes and on river cruises. For over a decade, he has been learning about the whole river from a variety of perspectives: historical, cultural, economic, and environmental.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781493060726
ISBN-10: 1493060724
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
Publication Date: September 15th, 2022
Pages: 256
Language: English