Joy J. Jackson's <i>Where the River Runs Deep</i> tells two stories--both significant and fascinating. It is a biography of the author's father, Oliver Jackson, who spent virtually his entire life on or near the Mississippi River. And it is a history of the river itself, and the many changes that have transformed it in the twentieth century.
<i>Where the River Runs Deep</i> is a story of river life unlike any other. It will apppeal to students of regional global history and family history, as well as to anyone fascinated by the lore of the Mississippi.
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