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Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America by  John M Barry - Paperback - from World of Books Ltd (SKU: GOR006632533)

Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America

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Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America

by Barry, John M

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ISBN 10
0684810468
ISBN 13
9780684810461
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Synopsis

An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, Rising Tide tells the riveting and nearly forgotten story of the greatest natural disaster this country has ever known -- the Mississippi flood of 1927. The river inundated the homes of nearly one million people, helped elect Huey Long governor and made Herbert Hoover president, drove hundreds of thousands of blacks north, and transformed American society and politics forever. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award and the Lillian Smith Award.

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On Feb 23 2017, a reader said:
I found this book to be absolutely fascinating. I had not known about the 1927 Mississippi River flood. The details of this work are completely engrossing. When you have explained to you the true magnitude of the event you find it difficult to believe that people could have survived such a cataclysmic event. If you have any interest in history, get this book. You will find it difficult to put down.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
GOR006632533
Title
Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America
Author
Barry, John M
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0684810468
ISBN 13
9780684810461
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Place of Publication
New York
This edition first published
1997-04

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