Shantyboat : a river way of life (Book, 1977) [University of Louisville Libraries]
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Shantyboat : a river way of life

Author: Harlan Hubbard
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shantyboat is the story of a leisurely journey down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers to New Orleans. For most people such a journey is the stuff that dreams are made of, but for Harlan and Anna Hubbard, it became a cherished reality. In their small river craft, the Hubbards became one with the flowing river and its changing weathers. This book mirrors a life that is simple and independent, strenuous at times, but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hubbard, Harlan.
Shantyboat.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1977
(OCoLC)643679487
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harlan Hubbard
ISBN: 0813113598 9780813113593
OCLC Number: 3294415
Notes: Autobiographical.
Description: ix, 352 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Harlan Hubbard ; with ill. by the author ; and a foreword by Wendell Berry.
Local System Bib Number:
332441

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