Rinker Buck will sign "Life on the Mississippi"

What: Rinker Buck, New York Times bestselling author of The Oregon Trail, will discuss and sign his new book, Life on the Mississippi: An Epic American Adventure

When: Saturday, August 27th at 1:00 p.m.

Where: The Bookworm, 2501 So. 90th St., Ste. 111
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About: The eagerly awaited return of master American storyteller Rinker Buck, Life on the Mississippi is an epic, enchanting blend of history and adventure in which Buck builds a wooden flatboat from the grand “flatboat era” of the 1800s and sails it down the Mississippi River, illuminating the forgotten past of America’s first western frontier.


Rinker Buck began his career in journalism at the Berkshire Eagle and was a longtime staff writer for the Hartford Courant. He has written for Vanity FairNew YorkLife, and many other publications, and his work has won the PEN New England Award, the Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Writing Award, and the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award. He is the New York Times bestselling author of The Oregon TrailFlight of Passage, and First Job. He lives in Tennessee.

Event date: 

Saturday, August 27, 2022 - 1:00pm
Life on the Mississippi: An Epic American Adventure By Rinker Buck Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501106378
Availability: On our shelves as of last inventory update.
Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - August 9th, 2022

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