In River Road Rambler Returns: More Curiosities along Louisiana's Historic Byway, Mary Ann Sternberg follows up her successful River Road Rambler with new delightful histories from Louisiana's most famous route. Her latest explorations include a trip on a towboat as it pushes a fleet of barges down the river; the true story behind the Sunshine Bridge, fondly called the Bridge to Nowhere; a tour of one of the last working sugar mills along the River Road; stories about how two iconic plantation houses were saved; and much more.Well researched and engagingly written, River Road Rambler Returns provides keen observations on unappreciated places and offers rich histories of unusual attractions along the winding road that lines the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.
About the Author
A native of New Orleans and longtime resident of Baton Rouge, Mary Ann Sternberg is a freelance writer with a focus on Louisiana history, culture, and natural history. In addition to her books on the River Road--Along the River Road and River Road Rambler--she is also the author of Winding through Time, a portrait of historic Bayou Manchac, and a children's book, Gilly and Bloo.