“A gripping book that plunges you into a rich dark stretch of visceral history. I read it in two sittings and got up shaken.”
From award-winning journalist Lee Sandlin comes Wicked River, now on sale from Pantheon Books, a riveting look at one of the most colorful, dangerous, and peculiar places in America’s historical landscape: the strange, wonderful, and mysterious Mississippi River of the nineteenth century. Check out Sandlin’s author tour to see if he is appearing in a city near you.
About the author:
Lee Sandlin has been a regular contributor to the Chicago Reader. His essay “Losing the War” was included in the anthology The New Kings of Nonfiction. He lives in Chicago.