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List of best books about the Mississippi River, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on the Mississippi River are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched Mississippi River bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about the Mississippi River. If you're looking for a list of top books on the Mississippi River then you're in the right place.

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Many great authors have written books about Mississippi River, including Mark Twain and Kathleen Ann Goonan.

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Swift Rivers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Cornelia Meigs Swift Rivers is a book by Cornelia Meigs.

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LIFE ON/MISSISSIPPI is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Mark Twain Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the ...more

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High water is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Richard Pike Bissell

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The haunted cabin mystery is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Gertrude Chandler Warner

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Mark Twain The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. The story is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by ...more

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Mark Twain Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Commonly named among the Great American ...more

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Old Times on the Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Mark Twain Old Times on the Mississippi is a non-fiction work by Mark Twain. It was published in 1876.

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Show Boat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Edna Ferber Show Boat is a 1926 novel by American author and dramatist Edna Ferber. It chronicles the lives of three generations of performers on the Cotton Blossom, a floating theater that travels between ...more

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The Man With The Iron Hand is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
John Carl Parish

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The inland ground is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Richard Rhodes

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La Salle and the discovery of ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River

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The Confidence-Man is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Herman Melville The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade is the ninth book and final novel by American writer Herman Melville, first published in New York in 1857. The book was published on April 1, presumably the ...more

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Race for freedom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Lois Walfrid Johnson

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River rats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Caroline Stevermer

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Voices on the river is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Walter Havighurst

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Shantyboat is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Harlan Hubbard

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Mississippi solo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Eddy L. Harris

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Grand excursion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Steven Keillor

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The Westward Movement is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Justin Winsor

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Midnight rescue is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Lois Walfrid Johnson

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Discovery and Exploration of t... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River

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The River Road is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Meridel Le Sueur The River Road is a book written by Meridel Le Sueur.

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Mississippi blues is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About The Mississippi River
Kathleen Ann Goonan