An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, Rising Tide tells the riveting and nearly forgotten story of the greatest natural disaster this country has ever known -- the Mississippi flood of 1927.
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"Monumental... an authoritative and disturbing morality tale."—Chicago Tribune
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