Rivers Revealed: Rediscovering America's Waterways

byJerry M. Hay

Paperback | May 31, 2007

Rivers Revealed: Rediscovering America's Waterways by Jerry M. Hay
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Written in an engaging, conversational style, Rivers Revealed combines the author's lifelong love of America's waterways with practical and historic information gathered from his three decades as a professional riverlorian for the Delta Queen Steamboat Company in New Orleans. A modern-day Huck Finn, Jerry Hay spins yarns laced with personal anecdotes on such topics as navigating 500 miles of the Wabash River, the trials and tribulations of building a sternwheeler, "reading" the river, how to plan your own river adventure, a hair-raising but humorous river rescue, an unforgettable goose named Gilligan, the language of the rivers and riverboats, early to present-day river navigation, and much, much more. A book for all who love Mark Twain, these river adventures will entertain the landlubber and engage the boating enthusiast.

Jerry M. Hay has appeared in documentaries on American rivers for PBS, National Geographic, and the History Channel. The author of numerous books on American rivers, Hay lives in Floyds Knobs, Indiana, when he is not on the boats.
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Title:Rivers Revealed: Rediscovering America's WaterwaysFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:328 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.72 inShipping dimensions:328 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.72 inPublished:May 31, 2007Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253218756

ISBN - 13:9780253218759

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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