The Devil's Backbone: The Story of the Natchez Trace

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Pelican Publishing Company, 1985 - History - 267 pages
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The Natchez Trace has as dark and bloody a history as any thoroughfare since the beginning of our nation. The whole dramatic story of the Natchez Trace in fascinating detail.

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User Review  - Muscogulus - LibraryThing

This is history for a popular audience, apparently aimed at tourists on what was then (in 1962) the recently opened Natchez Trace Parkway. The prose is expressive and meant to be entertaining, and for ... Read full review

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User Review  - greyback - LibraryThing

This had to be quite possibly the worst history book I have ever had the displeasure to read. I have come back to it a couple different times thinking perhaps it is just my mood, and not the book ... Read full review

About the author (1985)

Author Jonathan Daniels was a newspaper editor in Raleigh, North Carolina, a historian, a public servant, and an expert on the Old and New South. He wrote a number of other books and contributed to such magazines as Harper's and The Saturday Evening Post.

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