River of Dreams
The Story of the Hudson River
By Hudson Talbott
(Putnam Publishing Group, Hardcover, 9780399245213, 40pp.)
Publication Date: January 22, 2009
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Each appealing spread sheds exciting light on the river's strategic, economic and cultural signifi cance. Packed with facts, timelines and maps, this is a wonderful introduction to a wide range of topics including the Age of Exploration, the Erie Canal, the Industrial Age, American arts and literature and the environment. "River of Dreams" is truly a book with something for everyone.