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Flow : the life and times of Philadelphia's Schuylkill River

Author: Beth Kephart
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From acclaimed writer Beth Kephart, author of A Slant of Sun, comes a short, imaginative telling of the life of the Schuylkill River, which has served as the source of Philadelphia's water, power,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Kephart
ISBN: 1592136362 9781592136360
OCLC Number: 255562106
Description: 116 S. : ill
Contents: FlowTable of ContentsPrefaceRisingBearGanshowahannaHowlingFlightFoundSwarmTemptationIce StormCatfishCometConfidante, Three Days AfterwardsJohn BartramBaptismal RightsState in SchuylkillSkating PartyTipsyCrossingsFort MifflinIndependenceConfessionFollyIceAirLaurelSoulYellow FeverVarnishThe HillsUnpluggedMeriwether LewisConflagrationProgressOrnamentNavigationWater WheelsHavenMeteors above the ColossusLoveEdenAsylumAnthraciteFinsHeroesWasteCivil War RespectsScullingAnthraciteNostalgiaSteamWinter of 1872: Frozen ThroughZoological GardensMightyKatherine RowsIntimations: Anthony DrexelOozeInfluenzaSupperatingRevengeSomethingLast SkateAbidingKite TailsFalling UpJewfish: The Aquarium at the Old Water WorksCometFlowPussy WillowsHurricane AgnesRenditionsProverbialSomethingCatfishSouth Street Bridge SuicideErnesta Drinker BallardBlazeLoveBibliographyAcknowledgments
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"Kephart gives the Schuylkill a voice, a memory, a melancholic sensibility. She has given us a finely-tuned and moving work of art, an exquisite book of loss and wanting. In 76 narrative poems and Read more...

 
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