Chicago River A Natural and Unnatural History

ISBN-10: 189312102X
ISBN-13: 9781893121027
Edition: 2000
Authors: Libby Hill
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Description: The story of the making and perpetual remaking of the Chicago River by everything from preglacial forces to the interventions of an emerging and mighty city is encompassed in this intimate biography of the heroic body of water. The book discusses  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Everything Goes Media, LLC
Publication date: 8/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 303
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The story of the making and perpetual remaking of the Chicago River by everything from preglacial forces to the interventions of an emerging and mighty city is encompassed in this intimate biography of the heroic body of water. The book discusses how when French explorers Jolliet and Marquette used the Chicago portage to access the Mississippi River system, the Chicago River was but a humble, even sluggish, stream in the right place at the right time. An intimate biography of the heroic creek that Chicago made. When French explorers Jolliet and Marquette used the Chicago portage to access the Mississippi River system, the Chicago River was but a humble, even sluggish, stream in the right place at the right time. That's the story of the making of Chicago. This is the other story – the story of the making and perpetual re-making of a river by everything from pre-glacial forces to the interventions of an emerging and mighty city.

Libby Hill is a consultant speech and language therapist at Small Talk. She has many years experience of working with children with all types of speech, language and communication difficulty

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