Catfish and the Delta: Confederate Fish Farming in the Mississippi Delta

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Ten Speed Press, 1992 - History - 185 pages
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Examines the catfish farming industry in the Mississippi Delta as well as the people, music, and customs that make the Delta unique.

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CATFISH AND THE DELTA: Confederate Fish Farming in the Mississippi Delta

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One hundred thousand acres of the fertile land of the Mississippi Delta are under ponds; where cotton was king for more than century, the channel catfish now rules. As with cotton, the money involved ... Read full review

Contents

CATFISH COUNTRY
1
PONDS OF THE DELTA
18
A MILLION DOLLAR TONGUE
39
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Richard Schweid was born in Nashville, Tennessee, and now lives in Barcelona, Spain, where he is a founder and senior editor of the city magazine "Barcelona Metropolitan". His previous books include "Consider the Eel" and "The Cockroach Papers: A Compendium of History and Lore". He served as production manager for the Oscar-nominated film "Balseros", a documentary feature about Cuban refugees.

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