Cycling to the Source of the Mississippi River

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Categories: Sports/Entertainment/Travel
Publisher: Hard Shell Word Factory | Date published: 07/01/2000

Description


The Mississippi River flows through this book, interlacing with the bicycle adventures of Barb and Ted. The insistent energy, majesty and abundance of the river became a metaphor for the explorers who see what they missed before--their roots from New Orleans to Minnesota. The willful river's meanders encourage them to sample pecan pies, spend time with a mortician in Missouri, cheer barges through the river's many locks, and overcome seven broken spokes.

Also Available from Barbara Mary Johnson