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The Wisconsin

River of a Thousand Isles
A non fiction book by

A classic account of the Wisconsin River's early exploration by French traders and Jesuit priests through the 1940s. Mixing folklore and legend, Derleth tells of the Winnebago, Sauk, and Fox peoples; of lumberjacks, farmers, miners, and preachers; of ordinary folks and famous figures such as the Ringling Brothers, Chief Blackhawk, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Zona Gale.


Used availability for August Derleth's The Wisconsin

Hardback Editions

1942 : Hardback

Title: The Wisconsin
Author(s): August Derleth
ISBN: 1-399-34310-6 / 978-1-399-34310-7
Publisher: Rinehart
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Paperback Editions

October 1985 : USA Paperback

Title: The Wisconsin: River of a Thousand Isles (A North Coast Book)
Author(s): August Derleth
ISBN: 0-299-10374-9 / 978-0-299-10374-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
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