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The author of "The Ambition and the Power" now dissects the story behind the great Mississippi River flood of 1927--an untold American epic of money, ...Show synopsisThe author of "The Ambition and the Power" now dissects the story behind the great Mississippi River flood of 1927--an untold American epic of money, race, culture, and empire in New Orleans and the Delta, and of one family--the Longs--whose members ruled a state, hunted with presidents, and defeated the Ku Klux Klan. Illustrations.Hide synopsis
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I ordered this book on the recommendation of a friend and thought it would be interesting in view of the flooding on the MS and other rivers this year. I have not finished it yet, a long read but I think the account is well written. I think there was too much historical background regarding the ...
Rising Tide is a great read. It is the best of several books I have read about the Mississippi flood of 1927. Outstanding story, historical characters and blend of politics, culture and engineering make this a compelling book from start to finish. You will not travel along the Mississippi or visit New ...
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