Steamboat Treasures

By: DOROTHY HECKMANN SHRADER
(Steamboat Bill was Dorothy’s Uncle)

This book is about a Missouri River pilot "Steamboat Bill" a colorful and prolific writer who was called the Mark Twain of the Missouri River.

The book has been praised for it's historic value. Thanks to "Steamboat Bill" much of the colorful history of the steamboat era of the Missouri and its tributaries has been preserved. With true tales of rollicking good times, desperately hard times, fortunes made and lost, driving ambition, and pure brute strength this book has it all. River entertainer John Hartford said " My feelings for the book "STEAMBOAT TREASURES" runs deep. For river buffs, historians, folklorists this book is a keeper.

Hard Cover: 7 x 10, 250 Pages
40 Illustrations

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