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The Wisconsin: River of a Thousand Isles
by August Derleth
University of Wisconsin Press, 1985
Paper: 978-0-299-10374-3
Library of Congress Classification F587.W8D4 1985
Dewey Decimal Classification 977.5

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
A classic account of the Wisconsin River's early exploration by French traders and Jesuit priests through the 1940s. Mixing folklore and legend, Derleth tells of the Winnebago, Sauk, and Fox peoples; of lumberjacks, farmers, miners, and preachers; of ordinary folks and famous figures such as the Ringling Brothers, Chief Blackhawk, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Zona Gale.
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