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The Minnesota

Author: Evan Jones; Harry Heim; Fitzgerald Rivers of America Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2001.
Series: Fesler-Lampert Minnesota heritage book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st University of Minnesota Press ed
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"Starting at Big Stone Lake on the eastern edge of South Dakota, the Minnesota River cuts through southern Minnesota, breaks into waterfalls at Granite Falls, and joins the mighty Mississippi at Fort Snelling in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. In The Minnesota, Evan Jones gives us a detailed history of the river and its legends. The river has provided the scenery for many of Minnesota's most fascinating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Jones; Harry Heim; Fitzgerald Rivers of America Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0816638802 9780816638802
OCLC Number: 46343019
Description: 306 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: [ch.] 1. Where the river warren flowed --
[ch.] 2. "Snakes in the grass" --
[ch.] 3. Four thousand pounds of blue earth --
[ch.] 4. Roger sends a ranger toward the western sea --
[ch.] 5. Peter Pond --
"not eney thing extrodnerey" --
[ch.] 6. "Some liquor to clear your throats" --
[ch.] 7. River bastion --
[ch.] 8. Don Juan on the river --
[ch.] 9. Meeting of waters --
[ch.] 10. The Pipestone Trail --
[ch.] 11. Steamboats 'round a thousand bends --
[ch.] 12. A little domain in Suland --
[ch.] 13. Wonderful horseless wagon --
[ch.] 14. Big woods, big pastures --
[ch.] 15. Gemütlichkeit in Brown County --
[ch.] 16. Daybreak woman --
[ch.] 17. The man who bilked St. Peter --
[ch.] 18. Rehearsal for disaster --
[ch.] 19. "Let them eat grass" --
[ch.] 20. The war of the hen's eggs --
ch. 21. Little Crow leaves the church --
ch. 22. Homestead valley --
ch. 23. Jesse James slipped here --
ch. 24. Viking visitors? --
ch. 25. Son of the Minnesota --
ch. 26. Non-Kentucky thoroughbred --
ch. 27. Lac qui Parle --
talking water --
Acknowledgment --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Fesler-Lampert Minnesota heritage book series.
Responsibility: Evan Jones ; illustrated by Harry Heim.

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"Starting at Big Stone Lake on the eastern edge of South Dakota, the Minnesota River cuts through southern Minnesota, breaks into waterfalls at Granite Falls, and joins the mighty Mississippi at Fort Snelling in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. In The Minnesota, Evan Jones gives us a detailed history of the river and its legends. The river has provided the scenery for many of Minnesota's most fascinating events and has hosted many famous faces." -- Adapted from Page [4] cover.

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