When the Mississippi Ran Backwards: Empire, Intrigue, Murder, and the New Madrid Earthquakes
Publish date: March 1st 2005
Publisher: Free Press
Pages no: 307
Edition language: English
There is plenty of history in this book, lots of anecdotes. It was like a sampler of history, so I do think that a person could use this book as a springboard for discovering more historical events to learn about. For instance, because of this book I am interested in learning more about Tecumseh a...
Fascinating story about one of the worst earthquakes in this country. Fortunately, it was before this area became populated. An earthquake along the Mississippi River today would be devastating. I enjoyed the different vignettes of the area's peoples, including the Indian's view of the earthquake...
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