The Kentucky River by William E. EllisThe Kentucky River by William E. Ellis

The Kentucky River

byWilliam E. Ellis

Paperback | September 30, 2003

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Foreword by Thomas D. Clark

"For fluid insights into the land and people of the Bluegrass State, pick up a copy of The Kentucky River, which documents the past and present of the 255-mile-long highway of water." -- Southern Living

"A comprehensive study of the river -- its environment, people, culture, geography, and history." -- Journal of Southern History

"Not only offers an insightful overview of the river's history and its influence on the heart of Kentucky, but also chronicles the adventures of the Kentucky's colorful personalities: the happiness, hardship, humor, and violence that were a part of everyday river life." -- Louisville Courier-Journal

"Ellis gives a broad human dimension to the Kentucky River and its valley. With its wide variety of social settings, its basic importance to the land, and the earthy romance of its history, the river holds a special place in Kentucky history." -- Thomas D. Clark

William E. Ellis, a retired Foundation Professor at Eastern Kentucky University, received the 1999 Governor's Award for his book Robert Worth Bingham and the Southern Mystique.

Title:The Kentucky RiverFormat:PaperbackDimensions:226 pages, 8.96 × 6.56 × 0.64 inPublished:September 30, 2003Publisher:University Press Of KentuckyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0813190630

ISBN - 13:9780813190631