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Forgotten Tales of Missouri (Hardcover)

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By Mary Barile, Karleigh Hambrick (Illustrator)
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Truth, after all, still remains stranger and more engaging than most legends. And Missouri, of course, leads every other place in truth. Hop aboard Long's dragon boat or take advantage of 1846 wind wagon technology to plunge into the forgotten tales of this fascinating place. Hobnob cautiously with Stagger Lee, Mike Fink and Calamity Jane and view the chamber pot war from a safe distance. Trade witticisms with Alphonse Wetmore and Mark Twain, the frontier folk who keep us civilized today. If you keep company with storyteller Mary Collins Barile, you'll even catch a glimpse of the Mississippi River running backward from an earthquake that was all Missouri's fault.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781540206633
ISBN-10: 1540206637
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: May 8th, 2012
Pages: 194
Language: English