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An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, "Rising Tide" tells the riveting and nearly forgotten story of the greatest natural disaster this country has ever known -- the Mississippi flood of 1927. The river inundated the homes of nearly one million people, helped elect Huey Long governor and made Herbert Hoover president, drove hundreds of thousands of blacks north, and transformed American society and politics forever.
A "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year, winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award and the Lillian Smith Award.
Title: RISING TIDE THE GREAT MISSISSIPPI FLOOD OF 1927 AND HOW IT CHANGED AMERICA
Categories: U. S. History, Presidents & Civil War,
ISBN Number: 0684840022
ISBN Number 13: 9780684840024
Book Condition: GOOD / VERY GOOD
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Seller ID: 136238
Description: 1997 PAPERBACK TOUCHSTONE [ 4/1998] [BARRY, JOHN M.] THE GREAT MISSISSIPPI FLOOD OF 1927 AND HOW IT CHANGED AMERICA
Keywords: 1997 PAPERBACK,