Old Man River and Me: One Man's Journey Down the Mighty Mississippi

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Feb 27, 1999 - Travel - 176 pages
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Mark Knudsen is an adventurer who built an eighteen-foot flat-bottom johnboat and motored down the Mississippi River from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico and lived the dream of many people.
 

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In the fall of 1993, Knudsen set off on a trip down the Mississippi River in an 18' flat-bottom johnboat he built for the purpose. His story is part adventure, part history, part politics, and part ... Read full review

Contents

Serendipity
1
Dulcinea
2
Red Ming 4 Landing 615
3
Connectivity
5
Fresh Horses
6
weathering the weather
7
Retirement Grants
8
Deep River Dreams
9
Fish Stories 5 Plywood Shacks
Life Is Fleeting
Health Hazard
Through the Back Door
Crescent City Mooning 5 Just Another
Southwest Pass
Sirens of the
Pilottown

The Lower Mississippi 1 Hoppies
Forest Kidd
River Traits 4 Please Forgive Me Captain
The Coast Guard
Reconstruction 7 Scrap Metal
Captains
Memphis 10 Yacht Club
Helena Arkansas
Mississippi 1 Meaning in the Meaningless
Supply on Demand
The Propeller
A Night in Empire
10 Saints and Sole Savers
Caun Land
Adapt and Survive
Craftsmanship
Spirits and wakes
Jay
Skippin Rocks
EPILOGUE
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Plank is a former reporter and graphics artist who has won several writing awards.

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