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Life on the Mississippi : an epic American adventure  Cover Image Book Book

Life on the Mississippi : an epic American adventure / Rinker Buck.


The eagerly awaited return of master American storyteller Rinker Buck, Life on the Mississippi is an epic, enchanting blend of history and adventure in which Buck builds a wooden flatboat from the grand “flatboat era” of the 1800s and sails it down the Mississippi River, illuminating the forgotten past of America’s first western frontier. -- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781501106378
  • Physical Description: 397 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Avid Reader Press hardcover edition August 2022.
  • Publisher: New York : Avid Reader Press, 2022.
Subject: Buck, Rinker, 1950- > Travel > Mississippi River.
Patience (Flatboat)
Flatboats > Mississippi River > History.
Mississippi River > Travel.
Mississippi River > History.
Genre: Travel writing.

Available copies

  • 5 of 7 copies available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Galion Library.


  • 0 current holds with 7 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Galion Library 977 BUCK (Text) 35920505771228 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 01/03/2023

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