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

User Review  - Joan - Goodreads

Knocked my socks off that this was written before Katrina. It could have been about Katrina. incredibly well researched; fascinating history of attempts to control the Mississippi and what the Army ... Read full review

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  - Adam - Goodreads

Interesting politics of the south and how this crisis led to some changes in America. Hoover for president, black switch from republican to democrat, etc. Also some interesting engineering of the river (levees vs outlets, etc) Read full review

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

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

This is a great historical account, that kept me reading and reading, and wanting to read more after I had finished. Barry is a master of historical language, and could help any level of reader get ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Sherree Funk - Goodreads

A great history of the 1927 flood of the Mississippi that affected at least a third of the country. Interesting social/cultural/political history of the period. It was particularly interesting to ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Krista - Goodreads

Fantastic book. Nominally a telling of how America handled the devastating flood of '27, more-so a book about how politics, ego, stubbornness and pride can always get in the way of good policy. And ... Read full review

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

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Great book.....have read it more than once. 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


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