Friday, September 18, 2009

Book reviews by Jerry Richardson, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE

Jerry Richardson will be a returning guest on the show to share his passion for nonfiction books about rivers and water. Here is a list of possible radio interview subjects:
  • Rising Tide: the great Mississippi flood of 1927 and how it changed America, by John M. Barry.
  • Down the Colorado: diary of the first trip through the Grand Canyon, 1869, by John Wesley Powell and Eliot Porter.
  • The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey, by Candice Millard.
  • The Blue Nile, by Alan Moorehead.
  • The White Nile, by Alan Moorehead.
  • The Journals of Lewis and Clark
  • Sources of the River: tracking David Thompson across western North America, by Jack Nisbet.
  • Cadillac Desert: the American West and its disappearing water, by Marc Reisner and John Lust.
  • Longitude: the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time, by Dava Sobel.

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