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

User Review  - Quiltgranny - Goodreads

This is not an obvious book to read about disasters. BUT I can add that it is a GREAT book to read. It's very well researched and very informative about the power plays between the Corps of Engineers ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Osvaldo Ortega - Goodreads

Wonderful historical work, entertaining and informative. Considering the recent storms and the possibility of flooding in the Gulf coast area- there are alot of lessons to learn in this book. Read full review

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

User Review  - Debby - Goodreads

Just finished this book - which came highly reccomended by Lois A- a great read...fascinating to see where the KKK sprung from and the background of New Orlenes and the politics of the day. Read full review

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

User Review  - Maya - Goodreads

I am sending this one back to the library unfinished. I tried but I just could not get sufficiently into it to develop any momentum. Read full review

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

User Review  - Jared - Goodreads

This is the story of the greatest flood in US history told as a collection of mini-biographies of the individuals who played a role therein. It was a grand and dramatic event so the narrative was ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Joseph - Goodreads

One of the most comprehensive and compelling historical narratives I have ever I read. Read full review

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

User Review  - Bmeyer - Goodreads

A spectacular read -- pretty much a page turner, and if you want to understand how Katrina happened, this will pretty much give you the backstory and a lot about he politics of race in the South... Read full review

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

User Review  - Timothy Allen - Goodreads

This disaster was huge, and Barry's treatment of it was even larger. This was definitely not light summer reading. Where other authors would be content to brush over details ("Perry had had trouble ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Esther - Goodreads

It's a long Book Club book, but Donnie gave it to Mark because he loved it and Harriet recommended it, so I'm giving it a try. Read full review

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

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

I used to HATE teaching the 1920s, because so much of the history seemed so superficial. This book ... well, I wish that I could convince my district to purchase it as a text so I could teach the decade from it. Positively one of my favorite historical books of all time. Read full review


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