Rivers of Change: Trailing the Waterways of Lewis and Clark

Rivers of Change: Trailing the Waterways of Lewis and Clark

by Tom Mullen
     
 

If he was reincarnated today, Captain Meriwether Lewis could retrace the journey that his Lewis & Clark expedition made two centuries ago. Within hours he would shake his head in confusion and surprise. What became of the Missouri, Yellowstone, and Columbia rivers he traveled along? The answers come alive when told by those who live along these waterways. Following… See more details below

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If he was reincarnated today, Captain Meriwether Lewis could retrace the journey that his Lewis & Clark expedition made two centuries ago. Within hours he would shake his head in confusion and surprise. What became of the Missouri, Yellowstone, and Columbia rivers he traveled along? The answers come alive when told by those who live along these waterways. Following Lewis and Clark's route, author Tom Mullen spent five months exploring the Missouri, Yellowstone, and Columbia rivers. This book tells of his surprising discoveries in a landscape peppered by colorful characters, barge pilots, engineers, and biologists, and their determination to improve American rivers. This travelogue is a refreshing blend of quirky history, intriguing stories, and candid conversation from off the beaten trail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780974341606
Publisher:
Roundwood Press
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.09(d)

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